• Short Summary

    Hellcat needs less space for its take off thanks to new rocket.

  • Description

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    Title reads "Navy's New Jet Plane".

    American Navy's plane 'Hellcat' taking off. Several shots of the men fitting a rocket to plane - rocket is design to help the takeoff with use of much less space. Several shots of pilot in cockpit, hands on controls. Plane taking off with new device in place - it uses less take off space.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2084.12
    Media URN:
    74199
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:51:00 / 01:20:33:00
    Canister:
    UN 1434 C

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    Reducing this clip's current date range of 1940-49, the Hellcat wasn't introduced into operational service until 1943.

  2. jamied says

    Secondly, the commentary lets us know that WWII is still being fought. The clip's date range can therefore be reduced to 1943-45.

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