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    Item title reads - New bomber goes to sea.

    English Channel.

    Various aerial shots of the aircraft carrier H.M.S. "Victorious" at sea in the English Channel. M/S Captain Janvrin and Vice Admiral Evans, C/U Janvrin. M/S of an N.A. 39 Blackburn atom bomber coming up on the lift to the flight deck with its nose and wings folded back. C/U designer Barry Laight and M/S test pilot Derek Whitehead. Various shots as a bomber is prepared for flight with its wings folding down into flying position. M/S man on deck signalling for it to come forward. M/S as it rolls forward to be hooked up to the catapult launching mechanism. M/S steam catapult travelling backwards down its track to be hooked up to the aircraft. Air shot looking down on "Victorious" as all is ready for the aircraft launchings. Various shots as the bomber takes off and lands several times. M/S folding air brakes.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/02/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    52381
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1666.18
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:57:00 / 01:25:40:00
    Canister:
    60/15
    Sort Number:
    60/015
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    Bomb 2
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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