Star Item
  • Description

    Item title reads - They must see in the dark. Pathe Gazette exclusive.

    Location of events unknown.

    Very dark shots at night of aircraft taking off and landing. At a training centre members of the R.A.F. (Royal Air Force) are put through tests and trials before they attempt night flying. All types of different equipment is used to get the eyes acclimatised to the dark and test their vision. M/S of men having their eyes' muscular reaction and balance checked. Then they do a test on depth perception. Dark goggles are issued and they have to read letters through them. Various shots of squadron flying at night.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    39562
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1137.21
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:56:00 / 01:31:14:00
    Canister:
    41/93
    Sort Number:
    41/093
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    RAF Eye Tests RAF Eye Tests RAF RAF - 1940
  • Stills

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

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