Vampire - World's Fastest 1945

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    Full title reads: "VAMPIRE - WORLD'S FASTEST".

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    New Britain's jet aircraft 'Vampire' standing in airfield. Rudder of the Vampire. Close up shot of the Vampire with test pilot Geoffrey de Havilland in cockpit. Close up shot of the jet and the double fuselage of the Vampire. Close up shot of the jet of the Vampire. Vampire taxiing away. Very good shots of Vampire taking off, in flight and manoeuvring. RAF Officers watching the plane in flight. More shots of the Vampire manoeuvring.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    40260
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1165.03
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:04:00 / 01:10:29:00
    Canister:
    45/77
    Sort Number:
    45/077
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  • Aircraft featured here is a de Havilland DH.100 Vampire, Serial Number TG-278.

    jamied 17th Feb 2012
  • ....the 1/72nd. hanging from my ceiling is TG297.......Vampires are super....I grew up with them.....

    Resolution Man 30th Sep 2013

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