Title Details

Aviation Australia

This film looks air traffic control for large jets and for domestic planes.
Year : 1982 | Total Duration : 19 Minutes | Producer : Don Murray
Director : Michael Falloon |
Air to air twin - boom Transavia PL Airtruk crop-duster light aircraft spraying over green fields, POV undercarriage rudder working and insecticide spraying out, POV front of plane low over ground, POV undercarriage as aircraft turns, CU pilot through window talking into radio mouthpiece, good track of crop-duster flying low, POV plane over green field, POV under wing, CU pilot wearing terry towelling hat, crop-duster turning upwards, spraying over green field and turning over bushland, CU pilot,
Access No. 136529 | 52 secs | 1980s | Central NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Woman riding palomino horse towards flock of sheep, followed by kelpie, MS black and tan kelpie, woman on horse rounding up sheep in cloud of dust, twin- boom Transavia PL Airtruk crop-duster light aircraft flying low over flock of sheep, MS sheep running in cloud of dust, woman dressed in pink walking from homestead with pergola, light Baron aeroplane taking off from outback airstrip, aerial over homestead and farm buildings nestled amidst green trees and lawn, MS woman pilot wearing pink poloneck sweater in aircraft cabin talking on radio.
Access No. 136567 | 44 secs | 1980s | Murrawombie, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Exterior country (Narromine) airport, VS air traffic controllers at work, air-to-air WS two light aircraft over countryside, POV rear view pilot in glider, good WS glider in flight against blue sky, LS glider over countryside, VS rear view pilot as glider turns 180 degrees, VS glider against blue sky, dissolve to good air-to-air tracking shot over Qantas 747 jet, MS 2nd officer in cabin giving flight details, MCU Perth area controller, zoom to tower radar turning and pan down to sign for Transport Australia Route Surveillance Radar.
Access No. 136569 | 1 min 44 secs | 1980s | Narromine, NSW, Australia; Perth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
CU dark radar screen, MWS air traffic controllers watching screens in dark room, MS controller communicating with aircraft, CU radar screen, CU controller wearing glasses, exterior WS anemometer tower with yellow car parked nearby, two maintenance men return to car and one reports on radio they have completed job, zoom to Perth air traffic control tower, three men at console in tower, maintenance man finishes talking on radio to tower and gets into yellow car.
Access No. 136571 | 47 secs | 1980s | Perth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Aerial over blue water and Perth coastline, VS Qantas pilot and air traffic controller communicating on radio for landing instructions, aerial Perth, interior flight deck with crew preparing for landing, WS Qantas 747 passenger jet landing, three men in observation control tower, plane taxiing on tarmac.
Access No. 138322 | 41 secs | 1980s | Perth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Air-to-air rear view light aircraft in flight over blue lake, dissolve to pan from top of radio tower to Wagga airport terminal, overhead shot two air traffic controller, good air-to-air twin-engined light aircraft in flight, zoom to cabin window, VS CU female pilot and controller communicating by radio on landing clearance for Cooma, tilt up sign for Cooma Airport, VS Cooma air traffic employees at work in office, controller talking on radio.
Access No. 138325 | 1 min 12 secs | 1980s | NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
MWS 747 Jumbo jet parked at terminal, airport vehicles passing in F/G including TAA truck, track Mobil petrol tanker and 4WD across tarmac past Perth airport terminal building, pullback from pilot kicking tyre of plane (comical), CU air traffic controller on radio phone, good shot Qantas passenger jet taking off and gaining height against blue sky, interior fight deck with crew of radio operator, pilot and second officer.
Access No. 138326 | 44 secs | 1980s | Perth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
WS yellow 4WD and two men in green field, MS men in field carrying out navigation tests, one talking on radio as the other looks through viewing apparatus, VS flight crew and technicians during navigation test flight, rear view pilot and second officer at controls, air-to-air aeroplane in flight, VS interior aircraft during tests, ground-to-air aircraft in flight against grey cloud, VS men carrying out navigation tests on ground, VS test equipment, CU graph being marked, pullback from aeroplane to WS flying above men in field, CU gauge, plane flying away against blue sky. Dissolve.
Access No. 138327 | 1 min 25 secs | 1980s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Air-to-air rear view of light plane in flight over barren land, sign for Cooma Airport, air traffic controller talking on radio, tilt up wind velocity instrument anemometer spinning against blue sky, air-to-air from above light plane, CU female pilot talking on radio for wind check, WS Cooma Airport with windsock in F/G, WS light twin-engine aircraft landing, dissolve to man running to plane and being handed package by pilot, CU woman pilot on radio, WS plane along runway for take-off, air-to-air plane over Snowy Mountains, VS bearded Canberra air traffic controller communicating with aircraft, CU green radar screen showing position of aircraft.
Access No. 138328 | 1 min 32 secs | 1980s | NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Air-to-air track around Qantas 747 Jumbo jet, older male passenger with magazine buckling seatbelt, WS Qantas plane at terminal, zoom to Melbourne Airport sign, MS male Qantas ground crew member on phone to Melbourne briefing room, man taking down details of flight endurance, stamping card which then goes along conveyor belt to another office where details are entered on computer, CU bank of computer servers, VS data on screen, ticker tape being punched out of machine, CU information being typed.
Access No. 138329 | 1 min 17 secs | 1980s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
MS man in yellow airport vehicle talking on radio requesting permission to cross runway, car crossing runway, three airport traffic controllers at tower console, one giving permission to cross, good WS Qantas 747 Jumbo jet taking off, track to man with tripod in F/G, dissolve to air-to-air 180 degree track around 747 in flight, MCU Qantas pilot on radio to Melbourne control tower giving flight coordinates.
Access No. 138331 | 46 secs | 1980s | Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Air-to-air twin-engine light aircraft, line of air traffic controllers at console, pullback from Indian 747 jet taxiing in front of sign for Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, interior airport people waiting at barrier in arrivals hall, passengers being greeted, MWS Singapore Airlines 747 speeding along tarmac past camera, zoom to radarscope on far side of airstrip, man at radar screen, CU screen.
Access No. 138332 | 32 secs | 1980s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Patrol boat along river with 747 plane on tarmac in B/G (Kingsford Smith Airport), WS towers with radarscopes turning, track passenger jet landing R-L, air traffic controller giving instructions over radio phone, MS fire trucks by runway, MCU air traffic controller, MS Singapore Airlines 747 Jumbo jet taxiing, WS passenger jet taking off away from camera, pan busy control room, VS pilot on radio with air traffic controller with headset, air hostess serving male passenger drink and asking him to take a seat for landing.
Access No. 138333 | 1 min 20 secs | 1980s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Air-to-air rear view light twin-engine aircraft over Sydney, MCU air traffic controller talking on radio phone, air-to-air overhead shot Qantas passenger jet in flight over clouds, interior flight deck with crew of four, workers in control tower, MCU flight captain, air-to-air light plane going in to land, VS air traffic controller, plane going in to land on runway, LS pan airliner over Sydney city, MCU female pilot of light plane, good MS jumbo jet taxiing on tarmac behind much smaller light plane, air traffic controller, Qantas pilot, low angle airliner going in for landing at dusk with bright runway lights, two workers watching in F/G, pan from Welcome to Sydney sign to arriving male passenger with young women, airport control tower against orange sunset sky and plane in flight.
Access No. 138334 | 2 mins 11 secs | 1980s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |