Cleared for Takeoff (1980)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Paul Vaughan

  • Countries

    Great Britain USA

  • Year

    1980

Alternative titles

  • Cleared for Takeoff Original

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Synopsis

Documentary which looks at the danger points in flying an airliner on a routine flight from Gatwick to Los Angeles. Danger points are identified and we see research into airtraffic control, aircraft design, the role of the stewardess, avoiding mid-air collisions, electronic flight desks, whirlwind vortices and a new fuel additive that may virtually eliminate the instant conflagrations.

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