Film: 3997

Aviation | 1960 | Sound | B/W


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A new world in flight with use of the auto pilot 1960's

A passenger airliner landing. Test flight with electronic control system or black box which takes control from the pilot when visibility is poor and for cruising in flight.
Landing using radio beams from an airport beacont. A controlled approach when the pilot takes over in last few minutes of landing. Cockpit and controls.
A runway approach viewed from the cockpit.
The use of two or three blackboxes to compensate for any malfunction.
Factory making black boxes.
Comments from pilots on efficiency and safety. Passengers views.

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