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    Location: Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England, Great Britain

    Story about the delivery of the first of twenty-third Vanguard aeroplanes to Trans Canada Airlines

    Two LS Luggage going aboard the Vickers Vanguard aircraft. CU. Notice, "Flight 0000". CU. Sign on side of aircraft "TCA" set in maple leaf. MS. Captain George Lothian TCA. Superintendent of Flying and Captain R. Rymer, Vickers-Armstrong senior experimental test pilot standing together beneath wing of plane. LS. Capt. Lothian and Capt. Rymer standing by propellor of plane shaking hands.

    LS. Capt. Lothian and Capt. Rymer enter plane, together with others. LS. Men entering plane. CU. Capt. Lothian and Capt. Rymer seated in cockpit looking at controls, etc.

    LS. Vickers Vanguard, with people standing round in fg LS. Tail of the Vanguard. LS. Body of the vanguard, showing Trans Canada Airlines on side. LS. Members of TCA and Vickers-Armstrong posing on steps of plane, they turn and enter plane. LS. Steps fold up automatically into aircraft. MS. Door of aircraft closes. LS. Propellors of aircraft start up. LS. Vickers Vanguard taxis for take off. LS. Vanguard takes off and disappears into distance. (Mute F.G.)

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:59:00 / 01:40:56:00
    UN 3439 E
    Sort Number:
    UN 3439 E
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    Trade & Industry
    Airline CF-TKD
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