Pilotless Plane Crosses The Atlantic 1947

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    Brize Norton, Near Witney, Oxfordshire.

    Pilotless plane crosses the Atlantic. It appears to have used a form of automatic pilot.

    MS the Skymaster plane.

    CU the nose of the plane showing the insignia and name "Robert E Lee".

    CU the interior control panel.

    CU the Captain of the plane, Colonel Gillespie, head shot.

    MS He chats to Philip Noel Baker, British Air Minister about the trip (nat sound).

    MS of plane.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/09/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    41248
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1191.24
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:29:00 / 01:42:40:00
    Canister:
    47/78
    Sort Number:
    47/078
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