It's Safer By Air Now 1961

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    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.

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    01:28:54:00 / 01:31:22:00
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