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  • Short Summary

    A device based on a catapult is used to enable seaplanes to take off from battleships. America (USA).

  • Description

    Item title reads - Shooting aeroplanes into the air. Remarkable new apparatus, development of schoolboys' catapult, enables seaplanes to take off from deck of battleship. America, (USA). Exact location unknown.

    M/S as the seaplane is suspended in mid-air on a hoist. M/S of the aeroplane on the catapult device, which looks like a long conveyor belt. L/S as the aircraft turns to get into position and shoots off the end. L/S as it flies along.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    294.07
    Media URN:
    23778
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/12/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:59:00 / 01:08:03:00
    Canister:
    G 940

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