Star Item
  • Description

    Full title reads: "Farnboro. For Quick Stop".

    Farnborough, Hampshire. An experiment in stopping planes at the end of runways.

    LV Pan aircraft taxiing along runway. Aircraft hits a bed of gravel and comes to a halt. SV Nose of aircraft GV Press moving towards aircraft. CU Pilot walking from plane. CU Photographer. SV Pilot talking to man. SV Furrows made by aircraft's wheels. CU Wheel embedded in gravel. GV Pilot standing in furrow showing the depth. SV Photographers. GV Pilot kneeling down running gravel through his hands.

    (Orig Neg.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    33265
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1799.24
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:53:00 / 01:42:47:00
    Canister:
    66/65
    Sort Number:
    66/065
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Science & Technology
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Pan aircraft taxiing along runway" - the aircraft is an English Electric Lightning, Serial No. XA847, a craft frequently used for testing.

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment