• Short Summary

    At Tarrant Rushton, three Meteors refuel simultaneously in mid-air from "Flying Tanker".

  • Description

    Tarrant Rushton Airfield, Dorset.

    LV pan, 'Flying Tanker' taking off. Air view showing the three Meteor jet fighters waiting to be refuelled. Angle shot, 'Flying Tanker' trailing three drogues. SV first fighter flying towards into drogue. SCU another fighter into drogue. CU top view, the third fighter into drogue. LV three planes refuelling from tanker. Top view, first plane disengaging. SV second plane disengaging. Top view, third plane disengages. Three planes flying behind tanker. SV fighter flying towards. CU probe and nose of fighter. SV from fighter, probe approaching drogue and entering. Angle shot, three planes connected to tanker. SV plane refuelling from tanker. Top view plane refuelling. First plane disengages. CU fighter pilot. CU probe leaving drogue. Tanker in background.

    (Neg.) (title Scene "K")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    78.36
    Media URN:
    49994
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:10:00 / 01:57:21:00
    Canister:
    53/36

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