• Short Summary

    The Convair Tradewind, America's largest flying boat, is seen in action in California.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Title reads: "80 Ton Sky Monster Joins The Navy". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    San Diego, California, United States of America (USA)

    AV of the Convair Tradewind, America's largest sea plane at anchor. LS Flying boat taking off from water, and various shots of the plane in the air. Air to air shots, the plane in flight, and landing.

    (F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 01/03/1954.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2757.08
    Media URN:
    81258
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:22:00 / 01:32:13:00
    Canister:
    UN 2599 G

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