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  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Demonstration of the new infra-red guided missile - the De Havilland Firestreak.

    Air to air of the Sabre jet fighter plane firing a Firestreak rocket which travels and explodes aircraft target. Air to air of target aircraft bursting and falling. Air to air Sabre firing missile pan with missile travelling to and exploding on target plane. Air to air plane crashing. LS Sabre taxiing from hangar. carrying missiles. LS Sabre taking off. Air to air of Sabre in flight carrying two Firestreaks. CU Firestreak being fired and travelling away.

    (Lav.) Old record suggests material dates from around 01/07/1957.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    83410
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2878.38
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    02:00:52:00 / 02:04:17:00
    Canister:
    UN 2980 J
    Sort Number:
    UN 2980 J
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Science & Technology War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    missiles/rockets
  • Stills

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

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