• Short Summary

    Testing "The Midge" - fast hard hitting and highly manoeuvrable jet plane.

  • Description

    Chilbolton, Hampshire.

    STV & SCU the "Folland Midge", the world's first light jet fighter developed by Folland Aircraft Company being manhandled into position. SCU Squadron Leader Tennant in cockpit starting jet engines. SCU jet exhaust. CU Tennant about to take off. LV towards and pan, "The Midge" in flight and taking off. SV pan, "The Midge" in flight. LV towards and pan, "The Midge" in flight. Air to air, CU & LV. CU "The Midge" in flight.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title Scene F)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    180.18
    Media URN:
    29721
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/09/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:48:00 / 01:28:46:00
    Canister:
    54/68

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