• Short Summary

    Safety Device on new 'Plane Passes Tests'

    Plane called 'dill pickle' invented by Albert A. Merrill,?

  • Description

    USA: Location unknown:

    INTERTITLE: INTERNATIONAL NEWSREEL
    'FOOLPROOF' PLANE ACTS PERFECTLY IN TEST HOP: Flying dill pickle has unusual tilting device designed to prevent accidents

    Plane X5695 C.I.T.9 demonstrating the wing tilting mechanism, probably the inventor Albert A. Merrill in the cockpit

    INTERTITLE: It soars at a remarkably acute angle

    Bi-plane taking off / Bi-plane in sky

    INTERTITLE: And it comes down mighty fast without trouble

    Plane landing
    Background: Safety Device on new 'Plane Passes Tests'

    Plane called 'dill pickle' invented by Albert A. Merrill, from the California Institution of Technology (the 'dill pickle' crashed later that year, in 1928)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6RGRBHV38DX39RW8LW5EPBRAQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA6RGRBHV38DX39RW8LW5EPBRAQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1928
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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