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  • Description

    Title reads: "COMETS FOR BEA".

    Hatfield, Hertfordshire.

    L/S new Comet 4B passenger aeroplanes on tarmac at De Havilland's airfield, Hatfield. M/S nose of the aircraft. M/S aircraft. L/S De Havilland representative speaking at the official ceremony where the two Comets are handed over to BEA. M/S representative speaking, with Lord Kirtleside Douglas (Marshal of RAF, Chairman of BEA) on his right M/S people listening, including test pilot John Cunningham. M/S log book being handed over to Lord Douglas. C/U Cunningham, M/S Lord Douglas making his speech of acceptance. L/S the Comet on the tarmac. M/S interior of the plane's cockpit. L/S interior of the passenger deck. M/S four sitting in airline seats. Air to air shot Comet 4B in flight.

    Note: press release on file.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/11/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    52910
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1703.16
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:20:00 / 01:18:08:00
    Canister:
    59/93
    Sort Number:
    59/093
  • Stills

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

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