Aircrafts stationed at different angles to observe the effect of atomic explosion on them in Nevada, United States
Nevada United States USA Date:1958 Duration:2 min 36 sec Sound:Yes
Continental atomic tests Nevada, United States. Air Force C-54 aircraft in flight. Air Force Flight Surgeons wear masks and observe the atomic explosion from an aircraft to test its effect on a pilot's vision. They immediately test their vision, while aboard the airplane,following the atomic burst. A truck drags a P-47 airplane. B-17s, P-47s, and newer aircraft are stationed at different angles. Atomic explosion to test the effect of this explosion on the aircraft. High-speed cameras record effects of atomic blast. Elevator on tail of a B-17 in flames. Afterwards, technicians examine the damage on the various aircraft. Views of damaged aircraft after explosion on ground. USAF B-57B aircraft in flight. B-47 takes off with JATO. Smoke trails from the boosters.
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