A plane powered with rocket boosters. Photographs of successful flights. Fatal explosion at Reinhold Tiling's workshop.
Germany Date:1933, October 10 Duration:1 min 25 sec Sound:NO SOUND
An airplane with rocket motors attached under its wings. A pilot climbs into the open cockpit. Still photos are shown of rocket propelled tests of the airplane They show it aloft with rocket smoke behind it. Slate states that distances of 7 to 8 thousand meters were achieved. View of explosion, On October 10, 1933,during compression of rocket fuel in Reinhold Tiling's workshop at Ahrenshorst. (Tiling, his assistant Angela Buddenboehmer, and his mechanic Friedrich Kuhr suffered fatal burns. They all died on the following day, October 11th.) Pictures of Reinhold Tiling, Angela Buddenboehmer and Friedrich Kuhr.
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