Test Flight Of Comet Iii 1957

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    Test flight of Comet III aeroplane. Hatfield, Hertfordshire.

    LS new Comet III on runway at Hatfield prior to take off on its first flight. Front shot showing the four jet intakes. CU cockpit and nose.

    MS test pilot John Cunningham on right and co-pilot Peter Bugge on left, posing for photographers before takeoff. Pan shot as the Comet sweeps low over the airfield. LS Comet coming in to land, camera pans into back view.

    LS Comet taxiing after landing. MS Cunningham getting out of Comet followed by Bugge. CU Cunningham talking with another man. Various shots Cunningham and others watching the Comet being towed away.

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    British Pathé
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    01:24:24:00 / 01:26:02:00
    UN 2934 B
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    UN 2934 B
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