Air Liner 1949

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    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Title reads: "Constitution: Biggest Airliner Hops Continent". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    Alameda, California, United States of America (USA). 92 ton air plane is demonstrated.

    LS Lockheed Constitution aircraft banking at end of runway and coming for the touch down. LV queue of people waiting to board plane. LV From under wing of people going aboard. SV Back view of pilot at controls zoom forward to people looking on see through windscreen. (Moffat Field) LV Constitution taking off assisted by Jato rockets, and climbing steeply. GV Int. of aircraft. SV Man climbing stairway. MV People emerging from stairway on upper deck. GV Engineers panels. Engineer with hands on throttle. SV Back view of pilot at his panels. CU Engines. LV Constitution in flight escorted by fighters.

    Possibly connected with 49/13 - MD.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:57:00 / 01:37:05:00
    UNSO Reel 051 D
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    UNSO 051 D
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