• 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.

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  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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