• Short Summary

    TESTS CONTINUE AT ROME'S URBE AIRPORT WITH A MAN POWERED AIRCRAFT BASED ON THE WING MOVEMENT OF BIRDS AND INSECTS.

  • Description

    1.
    SCU MR. CARNEVALI WITH MODEL.
    0.07

    2.
    SCU MECHANICS OF MODEL.
    0.11

    3.
    CU POWER UNIT FOR MODEL.
    0.16

    4.
    GV MODEL IN ACTION ROTATES ON ARM.
    0.26

    5.
    LV CARNEVALI WITH HUMAN POWER AIRCRAFT.
    0.33

    6.
    SCU DITTO.
    0.38

    7.
    SV CARNEVALI CHANGES PLACES WITH ITALIAN AIR FORCE PERSONNEL.
    0.47

    8.
    LV AIRMAN TRIES TO OPERATE WINGS OF CRAFT.
    0.52

    9.
    GV DITTO.
    1.02

    10.
    RV ATTEMPT CONTINUES BUT IT IS A COMPLETE FAILURE.
    1.10



    Initials JNT/V/MGT/BB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: TESTS CONTINUE AT ROME'S URBE AIRPORT WITH A MAN POWERED AIRCRAFT BASED ON THE WING MOVEMENT OF BIRDS AND INSECTS. THE FLIGHT IS THE AMBITION OF 78 YEAR OLD UMBERTO CARNEVALI WHO CONFIDENTLY EXPECTS TO FLY HIS MACHINE EVENTUALLY.
    EACH DAY HE PRACTICES AT THE AIRPORT. ONE OF HIS MAIN TROUBLES IS THAT "WOULD BE BIRDMEN" DON'T SEEM AS WELL MUSCLED IN THE RIGHT PLACES AS BIRDS AND INSECTS.
    MR. CARNEVALI'S PLANE HAS FLOWN WITH THE HELP OF A SMALL MOTOR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACCJ769B3DM3ALWBZ2ID5HK2L
    Media URN:
    VLVACCJ769B3DM3ALWBZ2ID5HK2L
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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