• Short Summary

    G.I's undergo hot-weather tests in Mojave Desert. Scientists test planes to devise new safety schemes.

  • Description

    Mojave Desert, United States of America (USA)
    Dayton, Ohio

    SV. AS. American soldiers marching in Mojave Desert. LV. Soldiers jump over sand dunes. LV. Soldiers running across desert. LV. G.I. Jake and G.I. Joe a pair of durable dummies wired for reaction to the blazing sun standing outside tent SV. Jake and Joe. CU. Jake. SV. G.I. being wired for effect of heat and SCU. LV. G.I. walking nowhere on moving belt. & SV. CU. Feet of G.I. walking on moving belt. CU. Temperature showing 120 degrees. SV. G.I. taking glass of water after walk to nowhere. SCU. G.I. mops brow and looks a temperature LV. Aircraft dropped in hangar Engine falls off SV. Tyre pressed against fast revolving drum. Pressure gauge. CU. Tyre under press. SV. Airman holds ribbon in front of Jet intake to show suction. & LV. SV. Small bolt being put into pipe on jet intake. SV. Jet engine working. Jet engine explodes at. SCU. Smashed turbine. CU. Hand holding fragment of turbine blade and bolt. CU. Volunteer on centrifugal bed. TV. Bed revolving. LV. Ejection seat being shot up track. LV. Pilot ejected from plane. Lands in net with seat.

    (F.G.) (Orig "A")

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:22:00 / 01:14:58:00

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