Newtownards Air Show and Ken Wallis

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Details

Location

Newtownards

Year

1986

Source

Format

Super 8

colour

Length

08min 25sec

Silent

sound

Courtesy

RMC Media Partnership

Rights Holder

RMC Media Partnership

Description

Includes footage of 70 year old Wing Commander Ken Wallis flying an autogyro. This machine was subsequently used in the James Bond movie ‘For Your Eyes Only' (1981). Wallis may have been rehearsing his scenes and it is believed that he actually crashed during the show.

Notes

From the Fred Cooper film collection. Fred Cooper has filmed an extensive collection featuring trains, cars, bikes and planes.A talented cine film cameraman who is still taking an active interest in film.

Credits

Filmaker: Fred Cooper

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