• Short Summary

    Good footage of Concorde in the making at Filton.

  • Description

    No titles. Concorde Preparation.

    This item is in colour.

    Filton, near Bristol.

    Various high angle views looking down on Concorde in the making inside an aircraft hangar at the British Aircraft Corporation plant. Men are seen at work on the huge plane. Scaffolding holds up the plane at different sections.

    Several shots of complicated buttons, switches and consul boards in the cockpit. Shots of machinery in the main body of the plane. Commentator talks of the rising cost of the project and of redundancies at Rolls Royce because of the year-long delay.

    A men work on the engine in a separate workroom and carry out tests. The Concorde plane is seen moving slowly out of the hangar while crowds of people watch from the airfield.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2091.18
    Media URN:
    57088
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/01/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:01:00 / 01:23:43:00
    Canister:
    69/10

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