A Volkhart R1 rocket propelled car moves on road at high speed during a test drive in December, 1928 in Germany.
Germany Date:1928, December Duration:1 min 18 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A Volkhart R1 car during a test runs in December, 1928 in Germany. Several banks of rockets are seen fitted to the rear of a car. Photographers take pictures. The car seen on test track. Rockets ignite and the car begins to move. Sets of rockets ignite progressively propelling the car faster. But it does not attain notable speed. On a second trial, the rocket car attains a much higher speed and coasts to a stop.
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