World's Largest Jet Powered Helicopter

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Location:
353762_1_1
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Morton, Pennsylvania
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Timecode:
1955  (Actual Year)
B/W
00:09:19 - 00:10:07
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Original Film:
1612
028-732-02
The largest jet powered helicopter in the world is unveiled by the Air Force. Capable of carrying 40 passengers or three jeeps the 77 foot craft weighs 16 tons and capable of speeds up to 150 MPH. Each of the three bladed rotors is 82 feet across and is powered by gas turbine engines capable of lifting 7 tons of useful load. Establishing shot - Helicopter sitting on the tarmac with it rotors spinning and the pilots getting on board. CUS - The nose of the helicopter. MCUS - The helicopter with its two rotor blades spinning ready to take off. MCUS - The large long helicopter lifting up. Aerial shot / OH - In flight moving foreword.