• Short Summary

    Airliner travelling from Newfoundland to London lands using automatic pilot.

  • Description

    BOAC VC10 travelling from Gander, Newfoundland to London Airport, makes automatic landing (using automatic pilot).

    Air to air shot passenger airliner in flight. M/S interior of pilot's cabin. M/S throttles moving on their own. C/U ditto. L/S the flight deck. C/U control column moving. C/U course deviation indicator. C/U pilot with arms folded. C/U radio altimeter needle falling. L/S the flight deck as the plane approaches runway. C/U as throttles are automatically closed. C/U control column moving back. L/S the flight deck as the VC10 lands. We see the plane touch down and pass the camera.

    BOAC = British Overseas Airways Corporation.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2061.06
    Media URN:
    33072
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:31:00 / 01:17:40:00
    Canister:
    68/42

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