• Short Summary

    Men from the Royal Air Force have special eye tests to ensure they can fly at night.

  • Description

    Item title reads - They must see in the dark. Pathe Gazette exclusive.

    Location of events unknown.

    Very dark shots at night of aircraft taking off and landing. At a training centre members of the R.A.F. (Royal Air Force) are put through tests and trials before they attempt night flying. All types of different equipment is used to get the eyes acclimatised to the dark and test their vision. M/S of men having their eyes' muscular reaction and balance checked. Then they do a test on depth perception. Dark goggles are issued and they have to read letters through them. Various shots of squadron flying at night.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1137.21
    Media URN:
    39562
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:56:00 / 01:31:14:00
    Canister:
    41/93

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