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Danbury Connecticut USA 1946 stock footage and images

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Airphibian an automobile airplane 'Aerobile' designed by Robert Fulton Jr. in Danbury,Connecticut

A film titled ' Airborne motorcar' shows Airphibian, an automobile airplane 'Aerobile' landing in Danbury,Connecticut. Designer Robert Fulton Jr. detaches wings of the plane and it is driven away as a car.

Date: 1946, November 11
Duration: 1 min 2 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Test flight of "airphibian": A combination airplane and automobile invented by Robert Fullton in Danbury Connecticut

Scenes from a test flight of Robert Fulton's "airphibian" in Danbury Connecticut. The two seater aluminum small coupe lands and its inventor, Robert Fulton, a descendent of steam boat inventor Robert Fullton, is seen. Fulton unscrews and removes the propeller. Then the fly hook wings and fuselage are removed to convert the plane into a car. Fulton drives the car (free of its aircraft parts) on a road, passing another car.

Date: 1946, November 11
Duration: 1 min 4 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Cars race on a dirt track during an auto race in Danbury, Connecticut, USA.

View of an auto race held at a track in Danbury, Connecticut, USA. The cars skid at sharp turns on the muddy track. Spectators cheer from their stands.

Date: 1929, October 16
Duration: 54 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Military and civilian applications of radar and electronics

1946 Film about military and civilian applications of radar and electronics. View of the LaGuardia Airport Administration Building (passenger terminal) in New York, with control tower and various antennas on its roof. A TWA Constellation and DC-3 airplane on the airport ramp, as another aircraft is on the final approach to land. Commercial cargo vessels in New York harbor (Statue of Liberty barely seen in the misty background). A passenger railroad train speeding along the tracks. Radar returns shown on a plan position radar scope, tracking weather returns. Tropical storm hitting a seaside area. Scientists and technicians at work in a laboratory filled with electronic equipment. View of buildings at U.S. Army Signal Corps' Camp Evans, New Jersey. Sign above one entrance reads: "Evans Signal Laboratory." Inside the laboratory, images created by radar signals bounced off the moon are seen on a radar scope, during "Project Diana," on January 10, 1946. View of the Army's GB-4 radio controlled television glide bomb, suspended on a chain inside a building. It rotates around showing various views. Scene shifts to a launching track outdoors at a coastal facility, where a glide bomb takes off raising smoke as it accelerates along the launch path. Next, a GB-4 glide bomb is released from underneath a B-17 bomber in flight. It is seen flying away from the aircraft. Inside the aircraft, a crew member views its progress by means of television images received from a transmitter in the front of the bomb. Glimpse of the television images. View from the ground of the GB-4 bomb gliding to the ground and exploding. Views of a German V-2 rocket at Launch Complex 33, White Sands Proving Ground , New Mexico, where it was being tested by the U.S. Army Ordnance Department in 1946. Inside a control room, an Army technician gives the signal to launch, and the V-2 rocket fires and rises straight into the sky, with its firery tail visible as it gains altitude. More views of scientists, engineers, and technicians inside a Signal Corps electronics laboratory. Soldiers being trained in radar technology, seated at an electronic array. An army staff sergeant technician working on radar components. A variety of different radar antennas rotating outdoors.

Date: 1946
Duration: 1 min 51 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Dr. Arnold Gesell demonstrates 28 week old child's ability to pick up large blocks at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.

American Pediatrician Doctor Arnold Gesell demonstrates with a toddler at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. Doctor Arnold Gesell with a 28 week old baby in an enclosed area. Onlookers watch from outside. Doctor Arnold Gesell demonstrates child's ability to pick up blocks. Doctor Gesell places large blocks and pellets on the table. Toddler picks up large objects but cannot pick up the small pellets.

Date: 1946, January
Duration: 4 min 36 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Dr. Arnold Gesell places ring, block and pellet in front of a 28 week old child at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.

American Pediatrician Doctor Arnold Gesell demonstrates with a toddler at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. Doctor Arnold Gesell with a 28 week old baby in an enclosed area. Doctor Arnold Gesell demonstrates child's ability to pick up blocks. Doctor Gesell places blocks on the table. Toddler picks it up and put it in his mouth. He places a ring tied with a string. Child tries to hold the string but fails. Toddler holds ring and puts it in his mouth. Doctor Gesell places small pellet in front of the baby and the child cannot get a grip of the pellet.

Date: 1946, January
Duration: 2 min 5 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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