Video Details      

Sentinel in the Sky

Modern radar for passenger aircraft. Shows how man has always reached for vision of the things beyond his sight, beginning, perhaps, with the ancient sailor who first climbed the mast to see over the horizon. In modern times the quest has led to such airborne aids as the gyro compass, horizon indicator and radio direction finding navigational systems. Sequences on radar show its basics and how it works in modern planes. Director: Marvin Dreyer.                                              

Video Information
Year: 1955
Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Animation;Radar;Aviation: Navigation;
Duration: 00:14:41
Color: Yes
Sound: Yes
Amount of Motion: n/a
Language: English
Sponsor: Pan American World Airways
Contributing Organization: Internet Archive
Transcript Available: No

Digitization Information
Digitization Date: 2001
Digitizing Organization: Internet Archive

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