• Short Summary

    AVIATION: FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW:Ejector seat test

  • Description

    AEROPLANES R.A.F. Sq/Ldr Fifield being "EJECTED" into the Air fm moving Meter at 150 m.p.h. fm Ground level landinf unhurt... at Chalgrove Nr Oxford

    CALGROVE (Near Oxford) Sq/LdrFifield firs man to be "EJECTED "into the air fm Meteor moving along runway at 150 m.p.h. fm ground level....shot of 'chute opening & seen to.float to earth undamaged.

    EJECTOR SEAT Sq/Ldr Eifield dem. for first time at Chalgrove Nr Oxford being "EJECTED" into the air fm moving Meteor travelling at 150 m.p.h. fm ground level...'chute seen to open & fleat to Earth unharmed.

    FIFIELD. Sq./Ldr At Chalgrove seen in Meteor jet moving along runway at 150 m.p.h. & is ejected into the air fm grnd level.... Parachute opens & he floats to ground first man to do this

    METEOR JET-PLANE. Sq/Idr Fifield first man to be "EJECTED" safely fm moving Meteor travelling at 15 0 m.p.h. at Ground level at Chagrove Nr Oxford 1955.

    PARNELL REGINALD. (British Driving Ace) Chased by Stirling Moss in the Daily to le graph Trophy Race at Aintree in a new "Connaught.

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    Background: AVIATION: FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW:Ejector seat test

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1Y4AWVFOTYNRCVW9YMUGUTSTO
    Media URN:
    VLVA1Y4AWVFOTYNRCVW9YMUGUTSTO
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/09/1955
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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