• Short Summary

    America shows of the WV2E aerial radar plane for use by the US Navy.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "USA. Strange Aircraft".

    United States of America (USA).

    GV The experimental WV2E which is the US Navy's latest aerial radar development.

    CU Showing the two starboard engines and the radar attachment which is mounted on top of the plane's fuselage.

    GV WV.2 E coming along runway towards the camera to take off, camera pans to show it laving the ground and climbing.

    GV WV.2 E in the air coming towards the camera, camera pans to show it go past and away into the distance.

    SV WV.2 E in the air climbing.

    CU Inside plane showing pilot at the controls.

    GV Air to air shot of the WV.2 E in flight.

    GV Air to air of same.

    Cataloguer's Note: Film is slightly scratched. This plane looks like an early version of the AWACS aerial radar planes - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1523.08
    Media URN:
    49326
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/03/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:50:00 / 01:25:27:00
    Canister:
    58/25

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