It's Safer By Air Now 1961

Star Item
  • Add to Favourites
  • View as stills
  • Description

    It's Safer by Air. Radar station at Bishop's Court in Northern Ireland.

    L/S Pan. Boeing 707 taking off from London Airport. Air to ground shot London Airport. L/S Control tower. L/S Aircraft on tarmac at London Airport. L/S Passengers disembarking. L/S Pan. B.O.A.C. (British Overseas Airways Company) 707 taking off. M/S Radar Aerial rotating (Northern Ireland). L/S Pan. another jet taking off. L/S The rotating aerial. L/S R.A.F (Royal Air Force). Man entering the revolving cabin under the aerial. M/S Interior the man reading instruments. L/S Exterior the cabin revolving showing the man inside. Angle shot the aerial revolving. Air to Air shot. the Comet four. M/S Interior of the Comet four pilots cabin. M/S Pan the pilot. L/S Interior the main control room in Northern Ireland receiving phone message from pilot.

    M/S R.A.F. Man and Civilian working together at their radar screen. M/S Man working at Radar screen. L/S Radar Altitude finder. Air to air shot. service aircraft high altitude. Closer shot ditto. L/S The Altitude finding radar aerial. M/S R.A.F. Man reading the altitude finding Radar screen. C/U The radar screen. Air to air shot. civilian aircraft. Air to air shot high altitude fighters. L/S Chelmsford radar aerial (low Altitude). L/S Interior control room and Chelmsford. C/U Radar screen trick speed (tadpole). L/S Pan. low altitude freighter. L/S Ground to air another shot of aircraft flying over. L/S Interior controls room and Chelmsford. C/U Tadpole Radar screen. Air to Air shot the comet four in flight. M/S Interior Stewards serving medal on board. C/U The steward putting food on a plate. C/U As he hands the lunch to a woman. High angle air to air shot as the comet four drops away from camera.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    53351
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1718.21
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:54:00 / 01:31:22:00
    Canister:
    61/31
    Sort Number:
    61/031
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    Airline Air hostess 2014-10-27 London Airport
  • Stills

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
If you are a Producer and have seen some footage you wish to include in your film, please contact us.
laurelhardy
2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
pope

Related Videos

Hide
There Are Two Sides To Every Question!

There Are Two Sides To Every Question!

Col. Hutchinson talks about the potential danger to his children in their failed Atlantic flight.

The

The "George Bennie" Railplane!

Nice shots of a very odd and futuristic looking method of transport - a bit like a monorail.

Girl Glides The Channel

Girl Glides The Channel

Record glider Joan Meakin talks about her achievement after the flight.

Safety - First And Last!

Safety - First And Last!

Good item showing careless drivers, cyclists and pedestrians, and how to avoid being one!

Rockall Becomes British

Rockall Becomes British

Royal Navy hoists Union Flag on tiny Atlantic isle.

New Warning System For Safer High Speed Motoring

New Warning System For Safer High Speed Motoring

Warning signal in action - 3 drums rotate with Accident, Fog and Ice marked on them.

The B.B.C. Brains Trust Answering

The B.B.C. Brains Trust Answering "Any Questions?" Reel 2

The Brains Trust meet and answer questions spontaneously on camera - fascinating stuff.

On 14th April 1912, four days into her maiden voyage, RMS Titanic struck an iceberg. These 15 images have been selected from Pathe's Titanic collection.
Titanic
2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
Philip
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
10 telling images selected from British Pathé's extensive WWI footage. 'The war to end all wars' was a war without parallel: over 70 million military personnel were involved and over 17 million people died.
WW1
There are some people who saw their mortality as really rather funny. Here are 12 of the best epitaphs.
laurelhardy
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
Buchenwald
She may never have given a press interview but she is still one of the most famous women in the world. Here are 13 surprising facts you may not know about Queen Elizabeth II.
dancingqueen