• Short Summary

    American newsreel item about device for testing parachutes.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    Whirling device tests parachutes, El Centro, United States of America (USA).

    LS steel tower. LS streamlined gondola attached to tower by cable. Various shots of parachutes attached to gondolas being swung at 500 mph, simulating speed of jet planes.

    Date on dope sheet is 14/03/1955.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2676.03
    Media URN:
    79445
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:28:00 / 01:06:09:00
    Canister:
    UN 2726 D

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