• Short Summary

    New radio controlled high speed target jet plane Jindivik proves perfect for missile practice.

  • Description

    Merionethshire, North Wales.

    GV. Pan as the R.A.E. (Royal Aircraft Establishment) pilotless Jindivik target plane comes in to land towing the "bomb like target." GV. Inside hangar, showing the Jindivik aircraft under construction. SV. Partly uncovered Jindivik showing a mass of electrical controls. SV. Pan, controls under construction. SCU. The target.

    SV. Pan, exterior of the Jindivik target plane resting on its specially constructed takeoff platform. SV. The Jindivik plane resting on the takeoff platform and showing controls. SV. The bomb like target under fuselage of the target plane. Back view as the target plane is towed away for radio controlled takeoff. SV. Engineer at control panel in the control tower. AS. Radar aerial moving round. SV. Two men at the controls. CU. Man at controls wearing earphones. CU. Dial. LV. Pan, exterior as the target plane moves along runway. It takes off and leaves behind the moving platform. SV. Three engineers sitting at controls and radar screens, & SV. SV. Dials and flashing lights. GV. Target plane in the air, and at the same time the missile can be seen travelling towards the target plane. The missile hits the plane and the plane explodes. The plane catches light and dives down into the sea.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:36:00 / 01:40:11:00

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