Gossamer Albatross: flight of imagination

United States, 1979

Film
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Tells the story of Dr Paul MacCready’s and Bryan Allen’s attempt to design and fly a man-powered aircraft over the English Channel. Narrated by Hal Holbrook.

Credits

production company

Thompson Horton Associates

producer/director

Joseph Thompson

Duration

00:51:02:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015224

Language

English

Subject categories

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Airplanes

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Airplanes - Design and construction

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Airplanes - History

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Flight - History

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Ultralight aircraft

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → History

People → MacCready, Paul

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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