• Short Summary

    A new engine is fitted to an American X-15 rocket plane and is tested out in flight.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Title reads: "X-15 Aloft With New Engine". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    United States of America (USA).

    LS B-52 bomber plane taxing for take-off, with X-15 rocket plane tucked under its wing. LS as the B52 takes to the air and passes over camera. CUs of the X15 rocket plane under the wing of the B-52. Various shots of the X-15 in flight after having been fired from the B-52. LS as the X-15 comes in to land, and of it landing (Scott Crossfield was the test pilot)

    (Comb. F.G.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 17/11/1960.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2794.18
    Media URN:
    82042
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:21:00 / 01:24:16:00
    Canister:
    UN 3425 I

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