• Short Summary

    An experiment in stopping planes at the end of runways at Farnborough.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Farnboro. For Quick Stop".

    Farnborough, Hampshire. An experiment in stopping planes at the end of runways.

    LV Pan aircraft taxiing along runway. Aircraft hits a bed of gravel and comes to a halt. SV Nose of aircraft GV Press moving towards aircraft. CU Pilot walking from plane. CU Photographer. SV Pilot talking to man. SV Furrows made by aircraft's wheels. CU Wheel embedded in gravel. GV Pilot standing in furrow showing the depth. SV Photographers. GV Pilot kneeling down running gravel through his hands.

    (Orig Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1799.24
    Media URN:
    33265
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:53:00 / 01:42:47:00
    Canister:
    66/65

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Pan aircraft taxiing along runway" - the aircraft is an English Electric Lightning, Serial No. XA847, a craft frequently used for testing.

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