• Short Summary

    Two new American fighter planes are shown.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Several shots of a new US fighter plane P.37 'Pursuit' with people around investigating it. Air to air shot of P.37 'Pursuit' plane in flight. The plane dives away from camera.

    P.39 'Air Cobra' plane being wheeled from hangar. Air to air shot P.39 'Air Cobra' in flight.

    Note: This is probably American item, or part of it. It is shot to present new American fighter planes and it has American voiceover.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    620.02
    Media URN:
    59447
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:34:00 / 01:03:18:00
    Canister:
    UN 215 B

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The first aircraft featured here is the Curtiss P-37 Pursuit. Pilot visibility problems meant none of the few examples made ever made it in to operational service.

    "P.39 'Air Cobra' plane" - this should read Bell P-39 Airacobra. It needs changing twice in text and once in tags.

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