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    The first twin-jet silencer pen for ground testing the Gloster Javelin Aircraft

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    Brockworth, Cotswolds, Gloucestershire

    TWIN JET SILENCER PEN

    The first twin-jet silencer pen for ground testing the Gloster Javelin Aircraft (the delta all-weather RAF fighter plane). Whole aircraft encased in soundproof box in Cotswolds:

    LS. Gloster Javelin. LS. Pen, with men inside. Various shots, Javelin going into pen. Various shots of men inside pen. CU. Javelin inside pen, with doors closing. CU. Notice on door stating that ear protection must be worn. MS.CU. Men inside pen wearing ear protectors. Various shots inside pen showing men wearing ear protectors and Javelin starting up and running. MS. Wind tunnel. Various shots of the Javelin in the pen, starting up and running.

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    Cataloguers Note: See documentation for factual details about the silencer pen.

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    Film ID:
    2824.13
    Media URN:
    82482
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1956
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:24:00 / 01:37:30:00
    Canister:
    UN 2848 D

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