High-speed camera footage from US Air Force Testing Centre.
Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unknown or unclear.
American newsreel titles read: 'SPECTACULAR AIR FORCE HI-SPEED TEST'.
Mojave Desert, California, United States of America.
General view of the Test Centre. Various shots taken by high speed cameras. L/Ss of a dummy pilot seated on sled shows the effect on a pilot when crashing. Slow motion shots taken by a robot camera of a rocket tearing from its launching platform and it hurls across the desert, twisting and spinning, and ends up by smashing into the camera.