£12 inc p&p within UK
Running time 40mins
A unique film record of tests to ascertain the performance of 'war' longbows over 100lb draw weight when discharging arrows at plate of different quality & thickness. This is a true scientific record, not fiction! Slow motion film of arrow penetration flight shooting and paradox included PLUS CD with summary of report published in 'Arms & Armour'. Some startling results and unique footage of these tests
Of interest to historians, academics and coaches and archers interested in the longbow's performance.
Please note: this is an academic record- there is no voiceover: subtitled annotation is provided -reference should also be made to the report on the included CD.
UK Defence Academy Longbow Test Team
P Bourke, Dr D Whetham, H Greenland
Archer/arrowsmith: Mark Stretton
Range & equipment courtesy of Bashforth Laboratoriess and the UK Defence Academy, Shrivenham
Society for the Promotion of Traditional Archery
TRADITIONAL ARCHERY SPECIALISTS
TRADITIONAL BOWS ARROWS & ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT FOR ARCHERS
MUSEUMS & QUALITY RE-ENACTMENT