Convertiplane: Rises Like Copter, Flies Like Plane

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353605_1_1
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Texas
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1955  (Actual Year)
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00:13:57 - 00:14:50
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1609
028-706-01
Audio is low on screener Test flights of the 'Convertiplane' a radical new craft combining maneuverability of the helicopter with the forward speed of conventional aircraft. It's powered by twin rotors which can be angled vertically for lift, or tilted directly forward while in flight for speed Establishing shot - The engineer and the test pilot. Test pilot gets himself situated in he Convertiplane. MCUS - Looks like a helicopter with plane wings. MCUS - The rotors are spinning and the Convertiplane rises into the air. In the back ground there's traffic, cars.