• Short Summary

    For two years on King Michael of Rumania has been a test pilot on the staff of an American Manufacturing a wide range of aeronautical instruments from radio composses to automatic pilots.

  • Description


    REEL I


    1.
    King Michael in his office.


    2.
    Reading the morning mail.


    3.
    Speaking with a collaborator.


    4.
    Inspecting demonstration plane Cessna 310.


    5.
    Mechanics bring out of hanger a Bonanza of customer to be tested.



    REEL II


    6.
    Signing flight plan, and entering the plane.


    7.
    In the cabin.


    8.
    Start (Runs Motor)


    9.
    Start on the pist.



    REEL III


    10.
    the plane over the clouds.


    11.
    Close up of King Michael.


    12.
    Lake of Geneva.


    13.
    Landing


    14.
    King going away in his VW




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: For two years on King Michael of Rumania has been a test pilot on the staff of an American Manufacturing a wide range of aeronautical instruments from radio composses to automatic pilots.

    King Michael has an important job to do. From his own office he works in close and direct contact with the Management on aeronautical matters.

    His reputation as a pilot stands high. A test pilot's job keeps him just as busy on the ground as in the air, and King Michael is not behind his fellow pilots and colleagues in giving strict attention to maintenance in the hangers and pre-checking before take-off.

    Once in the air Geneva and the Alps, especially Fort Blanc, are familiar everyday sights for the King test-pilot, and after just another routine flight becomes in to a perfect landing back at his base. Then back in his runabout like any other man after a good day's work.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA19ODEJBN00G01A6AB98JD6RSR
    Media URN:
    VLVA19ODEJBN00G01A6AB98JD6RSR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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