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    Title reads: "Farnborough Air Display".


    Panning shot various aircraft assembled on airfield. Zoom back shot from Vickers Vanguard airliner. L/S Jet Vulcan bomber. M/S Jet fighter N.A.39. M/S people going aboard for inspection of Argosy freighter. M/S showing Rolls Royce engines on Argosy. M/S of Argosy freighter. Angle shot young woman climbing down from inside the Argosy. G/V people queuing up and going aboard Vickers Vanguard airliner. Angle shot, props and engines, of the Vanguard. M/S two men examining Vanguard engines. C/U showing engine with cover off, pan to the prop. L/S people looking at the Fairey Rotodyne helicopter. Angle shot C/U rotor blade pan to prop. C/U crowds looking at the hovercraft.

    Angle C/U Thunderbird missile. Panning shot Black Knight rocket. M/S 2 Westland helicopters hovering over airfield, zoom back to G/V 6 helicopters hovering over airfield. L/S helicopter carrying jeep. C/U Westland helicopter carrying bridge section. M/S Bristol type 192 helicopter carrying rocket missile. Various shots Hunter Planes of the 111 squadron flying in acrobatic formation. C/U two men looking skywards.

    Panning shot Vickers Vanguard airliner flying over airfield. Panning shot Hovercraft skimming over the runway. C/U two men taking photographs. Hovercraft sits on the runway, fully armed Royal Marines board Hovercraft and it skims away over the runway. Air to air shot Argosy transport plane in flight. C/U engines and props turning. Argosy transport plane zooms away overhead. Air to air shot Vickers Vanguard in flight. Aerial shot Comet IV B in flight. Top view aerial shot Comet IV B slowly peeling away.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:17:00 / 01:24:33:00
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  • Appears in...

    Science & Technology Trade & Industry War & Revolution
    farnborough 49 1950s planes
  • Stills

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

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