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  • Short Summary

    A daredevil pilot flies a glider above the track at Brooklands - he clips a wing on landing.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Brooklands. Towed gliding from race track. Mr. Lowe-Wylde, holder of first glider pilot's licence, provides thrills a'plenty for holidaymakers!"

    Brooklands, Surrey.

    Mr Lowe Wylde climbs into the cockpit of his glider. The aircraft is towed along the track at Brooklands, Crowds are gathered to watch.

    The glider is towed by a motorcar along the track and then takes off. Various shots of glider flying above the track.

    The glider comes down to land, flying low under a bridge on the track. CU of damage on the end of the wing - presumably where it hit the bridge.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    767.14
    Media URN:
    8185
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/04/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:10:00 / 01:44:10:00
    Canister:
    31/29

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