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  • Description

    Title reads: "Trident takes off ".

    Hatfield, Hertfordshire.

    Britain's latest jet airliner, the Hawker Siddeley HS121 Trident 1. Various shots Trident aeroplane taxiing down runway and taking off. Crowd of pressmen and photographers watch.

    Various shots inside a hangar where more Tridents being built. Interior of Trident showing seats. C/U cockpit.

    Trident flies low over the airfield, G/V crowd watching. Various shots plane landing and taxiing in. C/U press photographer with telephoto lens. L/S crowd watching from airport buildings. C/U test pilot John Cunningham talking to officials and being congratulated.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/01/1962
    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    53096
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1709.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:47:00 / 01:06:58:00
    Canister:
    62/4
    Sort Number:
    62/004
  • Appears in...

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    Airline Trident stuff Untitled Viewspace
  • Stills

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

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    This flight took place on 9 January 1962.

    The aircraft is a Hawker Siddeley HS121 Trident 1, Reg. No. G-ARPA.

    "test pilot here John Cunningham", mentioned on the last line, is former WWII fighter ace John "Cat's Eyes" Cunningham.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks.

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