• Short Summary

    A new high-speed helicopter, developed by the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, is nearing the end of a series of exhaustive tests above the Arizona Desert.

  • Description

    1.
    LV Helicopter in flight
    0.11

    2.
    SV Int. cockpit
    0.18

    3.
    AERIAL VIEW helicopter in flight
    0.26

    4.
    SV Int. cockpit
    0.29

    5.
    Ground to Air helicopter shows fire power (7 shots)
    1.10

    6.
    SV Helicopter past camera
    1.18



    Initials OS/215 BB/BOB/OS/235



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A new high-speed helicopter, developed by the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, is nearing the end of a series of exhaustive tests above the Arizona Desert. Official film shows the helicopter in action. Named the "Cheyenne", it has flown for 926 hours, reaching a top speed of 238 miles per hour (380 kph). The machine is equipped with an arsenal of anti-tank missiles, rockets, cannons and grenades. United States Army Test Pilots are now flying the "Cheyenne". The helicopter is unusual in that it has a combination of rigid rotor, wing and pusher propeller.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6LVRSVW3B7MCK07PZDULJYAE2
    Media URN:
    VLVA6LVRSVW3B7MCK07PZDULJYAE2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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