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  • Short Summary

    Mr Crawford has successful first flight in his motorised glider. California, America.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "The winged motorbike." Pilot Crawford makes successful first flight on inexpensive motorised glider, anticipating we shall all use the air soon! California, America (USA, U.S.A.).

    M/S as an engineer turns the propellor and the glider starts up, the camera pans across to Mr Crawford moving a lever, M/S of the motor fastened onto the front. M/S as it taxis and takes off, it has a simple slim frame and large wings. M/S as it flies along. M/S as it comes into land.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    818.28
    Media URN:
    18871
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/03/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:36:00 / 01:58:18:00
    Canister:
    G 1690

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