Budget Films

Stock Footage

Test Dummy Parachutes To Earth

The Air Force uses a rocket sled to simulate a pilot's ejection from supersonic aircraft. Various shots show vehicle speeding down track in desert landscape. In one shot the sled passes directly above the camera. An ejected dummy flies in the air and floats down in earth undr an open parachute.

IdentifierCLIP-442
Duration39 sec
GenreDocumentary
Date1957
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