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  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations unclear / unknown.

    United States of America - September 1947.

    M/S of the ladder to the radio-controlled plane being taken away and the door closed. Pan from the nose of the plane to the propellors which begin rotating. A man removes the chocks from beneath the wheels preparatory to the take off.

    Shots of the plane in flight. Shot of the engineer seated at the controls. C/U of the control panel with lights appearing as buttons are pressed. The magnetic radio compass is set. C/U as the lid of the control panel is lifted to reveal elaborate internal mechanism. The engineer speaks into a microphone. The pilot in the cockpit is seen pressing a button. M/S of the complicated dials and switches on the pilots control board. The levers move by themselves!

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1947
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    64154
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2170.05
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:21:00 / 01:16:22:00
    Canister:
    UN 1813 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 1813 C
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Science & Technology War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Military Equipment
  • Stills

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

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