Test Flight 263 (1957)

Film details

  • Director

    David Villiers

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


  • Type


  • Category

    Non Fiction


Various aspects of high-speed flight: Pre-war Schneider Trophy aircraft; wartime developments; research on engines and fuel; wind-tunnel tests; rockets and ramjets; medical effects of high temperatures and accelerations. The film begins and ends with a test flight by the Fairey Delta-2.

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