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    Title reads: "For Safe Landing".

    Wattisham Air Base, Suffolk.

    A system demonstrated for safe jet landing - a Visual Glide Path Indicator. Panning L/S jet landing. Panning shot another jet landing, pan to L/S of the visual approach indicators. C/U man opening up one of the indicators. C/U as he takes out one of the coloured filters. C/U nameplate reading "RAF Visual Glide Path Indicators". M/S of visual approach indicators. L/S jet coming in to land, air to ground shot of plane coming into land. The four indicators can be seen, two on each side of the runway. Panning L/S jet landing.

    The indicator helps jet pilots land - if the indicator filters are red then the jet is flying too low, if the pilot's flying too high the filters are white.

    Note: booklet about the invention on file.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/03/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    53221
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1713.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:40:00 / 01:25:22:00
    Canister:
    62/21
    Sort Number:
    62/021
  • Stills

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

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