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Title:SOME EXAMPLES OF HELICOPTER SPECIALIZED DEVELOPMENTS [Main Title]
Film Number:49K 102
Other titles:WESTLAND AIRCRAFT FILM COLLECTION [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Promotional film with a technical slant produced by Westland.
Description: i. MONO BLOC ROTOR HEAD TESTS: Testing the rotor head.
ii. MAIN GEAR BOX TESTING: Testing the gear box mechanism.
iii. RESEARCH SCOUT: Handling trials using Westland Scout XP189.
iv. YEOVILTON ROTOR RIG: a Westland Lynx is used to test a rotor rig.
v. EMERGENCY FLOTATION BAGS: Flotation bags are launched on a stationary Westland Sea King.
vi. DITCHING TESTS ROTOR STOPPED - INTITIAL HEADING BEAM TO WAVES: A wooden model of a Lynx is used to test the effectiveness of flotation bags. INTITIAL HEADING HEAD TO WAVES: Lynx model is used again.
vii. ROTORS TURNING FORWARD FLIGHT: Model Lynx is used to test the ditching capabilities of the Lynx with propellers turning.
viii. DROP TEST VEHICLE ROLLING PLATFORM: Mock airframe model is assessed on rolling platform rig.
ix. NAVY LYNX ROLLING PLATFORM: Lynx undergoing handling trials on rolling platform rig at RAE Bedfordshire.
x. CULMINATION OF DEVELOPMENT: Army Lynx in the air.
xi. SEARCH AND RESCUE: A Deutsche Marine Sea King comes to the aid of a stricken pilot who has been forced to ditch.