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  • Description

    The new BOAC (British Overseas Airways Corporation) hydrostatic weighing machine is demonstrated, Hertfordshire.

    Preparing to weigh aircraft. C/U Getting jack under aircraft. M/S Man mounting ladder and giving hook to mate. C/U Type handing weighing instrument to mechanic. C/U Mechanic working jack. C/U Mechanic reading instrument and tightening jack. L/S of aircraft being lifted.

    Mechanic placing another weighing machine under jack. C/U Fixing into position. C/U Another mech. watching M/S Cable round plane tightening. M/S Mech. hauling on jack type frees wheel from deck. C/U Wheel spinning free of ground. M/S Mechanic on tail of aircraft with tightening jack. C/U Tail wheel lifting off to ground. C/U Weighing instrument registering reading. C/U Man writing down weights. C/U Another instrument. C/U Type writing readings. L/S Rear half of fuselage lifting off ground.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/04/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    34603
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1291.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:10:00 / 01:37:27:00
    Canister:
    NP 399
    Sort Number:
    NP 399
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Science & Technology Trade & Industry Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    BOAC
  • Stills

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

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