• Short Summary

    Story showing how radio helps pilots flying through fog.

  • Description

    Titles read: 'Fighting the fog!'

    United States of America.

    Air to air shots of an aeroplane in flight. Views inside the plane. Commentator talks of wireless helping pilots flying through fog.

    M/S of the pilot sitting in the cockpit as he talks on the radio to ground control at Rockwell, asking for the pressure altitude. This shot is obviously taken while the plane is stationary and on the ground, but someone is rocking the plane to make it look like it is in flight.

    The man on the radio set at ground control gives the altitude. The pilot says he is approaching fog and will radio when he comes out the other side. Air to air shots of the plane flying into fog. The pilot radios to ask the ground control to turn the marker beacon on so he can land. Ground control turns on a squeaking claxon sound and the plane comes in to land. Shot of the plane taxiing on the tarmac.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1640.10
    Media URN:
    52078
    Group:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:45:00 / 01:18:40:00
    Canister:
    PSP 876

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