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    London Airport

    AIRCRAFT PREPARES FOR TAKEOFF

    CU a pilot sitting at the controls in the cockpit of an airliner, pan down to the you stick and control panel. CU of the pilot as he checks his instruments prior to take off. CU of all the dials and switches above the pilots head, pan down to the dials on the board directly in front of the pilot, many of which have warning or guide lights on them. The pilot then checks the manual controls.

    GV A Swissair Viscount (?) on the runway the airelons and tail are moving as the pilot is checking his controls. GV pan with the aircraft as it taxis across the airport towards the main buildings where it will pick up its passengers, the control tower of London Airport is visible in the background.

    (Cinemascope Eastmancolour Negative)

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    81148
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2752.03
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:03:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:10:00 / 01:14:12:00
    Canister:
    UN 3276 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 3276 D
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    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Air Force
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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