FAA Inspection of Medford Airport

Men meeting in small office / wind sock, Medford Airport / man walks toward twin-engine DC-3 FAA N60, pan across airfield to pickups parked in distance / pan across terminal, control tower / airliner powers up, taxis away / takes off /

According to maam.org, "FAA N60 was used as an airways facility flight check aircraft. In this program the FAA outfitted each aircraft with electronics in a standardized manner and assigned them to various regions of the United States to perform airway facility flight checks and to check the various beacons and instrument landing systems within the assigned areas."

FAA N60 was originally R4D-6 50819; is currently being restored in Pennsylvania

Box or location: 

M6F Box 10 77E/97E

Description on can: 

Clips for Oct 3, 1968

Date of film creation or publication: 

10-3-1968

Producer: 

KOBI

Length of film: 

00:01:21

Sound: 

Silent

Color: 

Black & White