French parachuters in action.
Making and packing of parachutes in a factory.
A new parachute is demonstrated at Nassau Airport.
Boxes being dropped from plane in flight by parachutes, people collect them on field.
WRAF parachute packers make parachute jumps. Oxfordshire.
A parachute tower gives teenagers a ride, then is used by a man for a real, untethered jump.
Parachutes, collaborators and Niemegen bridge.
Parachute jumping championship in Australia.
The 9th World Parachuting Championships take place in Graz, Austria.
Parachute Territorials prepare for jump and fit tail on bomb at Brough Airfields in Hull.
A new fast-opening parachute is tested at a Luton airfield.
Parachute practice in the desert.
Shots of man making parachute training jump from tower.
An American inventor tries out a new parachute which opens more quickly than any of the previous ones. (USA).
Women show off their parachuting skills.
Ted Heath visits Irving Parachute Factory.
Club members at a parachute school practice fall techniques then two perform their first jump.
Red Devils take part in army parachute championships.
Parachute troops practise at Fort Benning, America (USA).
American newsreel item about device for testing parachutes.
Parachute championship in France.
Three Padres make a parachute jump at RAF Odiham. Hampshire.
New parachutes are tested in an American airfield.
Women from the Royal Air Force pack parachutes at Duxford, Cambridgeshire.
Parachuters of many countries compete near Moscow for the world parachuting championship.
Footage of members of the Medical Corps parachute jumping. USA.
Motorcyclist jumps off cliff on bike - but parachute fails to open in time.
A new type of parachute which opens automatically is demonstrated in Maryland, USA.
Stuntman escapes from straight jacket while parachuting out of airborne aeroplane.
A young American woman does a parachute drop for the cameras.
Students at US Navy Parachute School do parachute jump from airship.
An American pilot turns off his engine and lets his plane fall to the ground with a parachute.
Cuts (out takes, rushes) for THE WORLD'S LARGEST PARACHUTE in G 1324.
American troops show off their ability to parachute in with machine guns.
Parachutists jump from basket.
Members of the Red Devils Parachute Display Team as they show off their skills.
Item showing parachute school in France. Good shots of training.
The making of parachutes from sewing the silk to using the 'chute!
Intrepid inventor makes a parachute jump from an airship.
Trainee army pilots are dragged across the snow by their parachutes during ground practice.
'Noted aerial daredevil' Spike Hardy dangles by his teeth from the axis of a plane in flight.
Flying Ace Floyd Bennett gets out of a plane looking very ill; meanwhile Charles Lindbergh is on his way with an anti-pneumonia serum.
A very busy day for the Prince of Wales: addressing a crowd, inspecting nurses, chatting with a family and flying back to London.
Good shots of airships 'Italia" and 'R 34'.
Footage of airmen performing parachute jumps from the wings of large planes, Henlow, Bedfordshire.
Prince Albert, Duke of York and Elizabeth, Duchess of York, attend R.A.F. pageant in Hendon, Greater London.
Record parachute jump in Washington, United States of America.
A parachute large enough to support the weight of a stricken aeroplane is tested in America (USA, U.S.A.).
Parachutists leap from planes at 3,000 ft to claim new record.
Good shots of parachutists jumping from aircraft and testing different designs of 'chutes.
American parachute packers test the chutes they have packed - by leaping from a plane.
Film about a new fast opening parachute.
A new parachute is tested on a dummy in America.
A Pathe cameraman has at a new way of flying developed by the army - paragliding.
Members of RAF display team, the Red Devils, try out paragliding.
Red Devils and American Golden Knights are filmed by a helmet camera as they free fall.
Franz Reichelt shows off his new parachute by leaping to his death.
Daredevil Willard Blain makes a parachute off the George Washington Bridge.