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  • Short Summary

    Crew check and board plane before pilotless plane flies Atlantic.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations unclear / unknown.

    United States of America - September 1947.

    Shots of a pilotless (radio controlled) plane in flight. The plane lands. US Air Force crew are seen boarding the plane and checking details before the flight. Colonel Gillespie boards the plane. The crew are seen on board. C/U of mechanism - the automatic pilot, presumably.

    Navigator at work on the plane, plotting the course - the plane is about to fly the Atlantic.

    Cataloguer's frivolous note: I love the USAF uniforms!

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2170.03
    Media URN:
    64152
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1947
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:26:00 / 01:11:30:00
    Canister:
    UN 1813 A

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