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COMET III

Comet Iii (1954)

The latest of the record breaking Comet aircraft is made ready for flight trials.

AIR TO AIR SHOTS OF COMET III ON 1ST FLIGHT

Air To Air Shots Of Comet Iii On 1st Flight (1957)

Various shots of Comet III aeroplane in flight.

AIR NEWS - THE COMET II

Air News - The Comet II (1953)

The Comet II sets new Zurich to London speed record.

TANKS TAKE OFF

Tanks Take Off (1953)

At Bovington Camp, Dorset, tank demonstration take place.

AIR NEWS - HATFIELD COMET III

Air News - Hatfield Comet Iii (1955)

The Comet aircraft will soon be back in production.

COMET TAKING OFF

Comet Taking Off (1952)

Comet jet liner taking off at Heathrow.

AIR NEWS - COMET RETURNS

Air News - Comet Returns (1954)

John Cunningham brings record breaking 'Comet II' back from Africa.

COMET III MAKES GOOD

Comet Iii Makes Good (1955)

Comet III arrives at Sydney airport after its record breaking flight from...

DE HAVILLAND COMET

De Havilland Comet (1949)

Test flight of the De Havilland 'Comet' Jet airliner (DH 106).

DE HAVILLAND COMET

De Havilland Comet (1950)

Record breaking De Havilland Comet at Hatfield Aerodrome.

BOAC COMET TAKES OFF

BOAC Comet Takes Off (1953)

BOAC Comet aircraft taking off.

BUILDING COMETS FOR FRANCE

Building Comets For France (1953)

British engineers build Comet airliners for use by Air France.

COMET TAKES OFF

Comet Takes Off (1952)

Shot of Comet I aeroplane taking off from London Airport.

COMET LANDING

Comet Landing (1962)

East African Airways Comet landing at airport.

COMET TAKES OFF - Colour

Comet Takes Off - Colour (1961)

Comet aircraft taking off - Colour

THE FOUR COMETS

The Four Comets (1937)

Acrobatic roller-skating act; the quartet spin around small mat, lifting each...

COMET'S HALF-DAY RETURN TO LIBYA

Comet's Half-Day Return To Libya (1949)

The De Havilland Comet jet liner takes a test flight to...

HUSH- HUSH PLANE FLIES OK

Hush- Hush Plane Flies Ok (1949)

Test flight of De Havilland Comet jet airliner.

THE COMET III

The Comet Iii (1954)

The latest version of the record breaking Comet aircraft, flies for the first time.

COMET III ON TRIAL

Comet Iii On Trial (1955)

Comet III jet airliner tales off for Australia on its first overseas trial...

MR ZARB RELEASED

Mr Zarb Released (1961)

James Zarb arrives back in Britain after release from prison. London.

STEAMSHIP ANNIVERSARY

Steamship Anniversary (1962)

A replica steamship is launched on the Clyde to celebrate a great...

NEW JETLINER FIRST PEEP

New Jetliner First Peep (1961)

Prototype Trident jet airliner is brought out for its first public...

COMET SCHOOL

Comet School (1952)

Footage of training for air hostesses in Hertfordshire.

THE 'COMET' III

The 'comet' Iii (1955)

The aeroplane 'Comet' III flies along coast from Hatfield, Hertfordshire.

FIRST FLIGHT OF NEW COMET III

First Flight Of New Comet Iii (1957)

The Comet III aeroplane is taken out on its first flight....

TEST FLIGHT OF COMET III

Test Flight Of Comet Iii (1957)

The Comet III aeroplane on runway before and after test flight....

ASSEMBLING THE COMET IV

Assembling The Comet IV (1958)

Finished Comet IV comes out of hangar onto runway.

DUKE OF EDINBURGH ARRIVES IN AMERICA TO OPEN BRITISH EXHIBITION

Duke Of Edinburgh Arrives In America To Open British Exhibition (1960)

British exhibition...

HILLARY & MULGREW RETURN FROM HIMALAYAS

Hillary & Mulgrew Return From Himalayas (1961)

Mountaineers return to Australia after Himalayan...

 COMET 4B IN PRODUCTION

Comet 4b In Production (1962)

Comet 4B aeroplane under construction and in flight.

COMET 4 AIR TO AIR STOCKSHOTS aka COMET IV

Comet 4 Air To Air Stockshots AKA Comet IV (1961)

Good stockshots of BOAC Comet IV in flight from...

INTRODUCING THE COMET 801

Introducing The Comet 801 (1967)

The new Hawker Siddely Comet 801 and the crew meet the press.

SCOTT AND BLACK'S PLANE IN GLASGOW NEWS INA NUTSHELL

Scott And Black's Plane In Glasgow News Ina Nutshell (1935)

London-Melbourne plane goes on...

LONDON - MELBOURNE AIR RACE

London - Melbourne Air Race (1934)

New de Havilland "Comet" christened at Hatfield.

GREAT SCOTT

Great Scott (1934)

Scott and Cambell Black win the England to Australia Air Race - Scott gives flying...

JUTLAND DAY

Jutland Day (1926)

A memorial service on board a boat in the River Tyne.

Selected Originals - BY

Selected Originals - By "Comet" To Johannesburg. (1952)

Material relating to newsreel story "By...

NEWS IN FLASHES - LONDON MODEL EXHIBITION

News In Flashes - London Model Exhibition (1953)

The Model Engineering Exhibition.

THE FUTURE OF THE COMET

The Future Of The Comet (1954)

Comets undergo tests after the loss of lives due to a crash off the...

CITY FREEDOM FOR MOUNTBATTENS

City Freedom For Mountbattens (1954)

Lord and Lady Mountbatten are given the freedom of Edinburgh.

AIR NEWS - HATFIELD

Air News - Hatfield (1951)

De Haviland 'lend' several Comet planes to B.O.A.C.

COMET BACK WITH ATLANTIC RECORD

Comet Back With Atlantic Record (1958)

The Comet airliner returns home after record breaking...

AIR SAFETY A STAGE NEARER

Air Safety A Stage Nearer (1959)

Airline representatives attend demonstration of new navigating aid...

ROYAL NEWS - ROME

Royal News - Rome (1959)

Princess Margaret and Queen Mother arrive in Rome on rainy day.

ELEPHANT aka ELEPHANT WAITER

Elephant AKA Elephant Waiter (1941)

A baby elephant called Comet acts as a waiter in a Devon zoo.

COMETS FOR BEA

Comets For Bea (1959)

De Havilland hand over two Comet 4B passenger airliners to BEA.

COMETS NOW SHOW PROFIT

Comets Now Show Profit (1962)

Comet aircraft are built, tested and flown after government loan has been...

COMET 4's FOR RAF

Comet 4's For RAF (1962)

Footage of Comet aircraft at RAF base in Lyneham, Wiltshire.

CHOOSE A NICE BOAT

Choose A Nice Boat (1963)

All sorts of boats are seen at the Boat Show. Earls Court, London.