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  • Short Summary

    American pilots learn to fly by radar guidance.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - location and date unclear or unknown.

    Naval air station in Patuxent River, Maryland, United States of America (USA).

    Radar equipment is demonstrated, to guide planes when landing.

    LS a plane coming in to land. CU the black and white radar dishes, part of the Radar system, revolving. VS the Radar apparatus in the airfield.

    LS pilots walking into TWA (Trans-World Airlines) training school.

    VS Airfield employees at a class to learn the new system.

    LS of radar van.

    MS pilots walk into plane. CU Good front shot of a plane flying towards camera. CU the pilot at the controls of the plane. The blinds are drawn so that he is guided entirely by Radar.

    MS Radar van. VS of radar operators looking at their screens and giving instructions to the pilot. LS the plane lands safely.

    (Lav & Mute.) Material dates from around February 1947.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2130.15
    Media URN:
    63455
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:11:00 / 01:51:48:00
    Canister:
    UN 1636 F

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