• Short Summary

    Glider pilots show off their skills in looping the loop and target landing.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "America. With 68 consecutive loops. 'Ace' Airman Sperry wins World's record for gliders."

    United States of America (USA).

    Shot of a small Goodyear blimp / airship / dirigible towing a glider through the air. The glider is released and begins to descend. The pilot, Sutherland, makes several loops. Judges look on through telescope to measure the looping the loops.

    Shot of Sperry landing his glider in the 'Spot Landing' competition. - he misses the target by some way. Sutherland lands and glides his plane right onto the target.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    735.15
    Media URN:
    6683
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/10/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:58:00 / 01:19:44:00
    Canister:
    33/87

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