• Short Summary

    Formation of B 52's flies from USA to Buenos Aires and back non stop.

  • Description

    South America.

    GV. Air to air shot of formation of B 52 Strato-fortresses in flight during their 10,600 mile non-stop flight from the United States to Buenos Aires and back. BV. Air to air shot of vapour trails streaming from one of the planes. LV. Another plane in flight. SV. Showing the large tail of the giant jet bomber. SV. Nose section of the bomber. CU. Interior shot with one of the pilots. BV. Formation of B 52's approaching the South American coastline. GV. Looking down on Venezuela. BV. Formation of bombers flying over Brazil and Bolivia. GV. Looking down on Buenos Aires. LV. One of the B 52's being refuelled in flight by a tanker plane at the state of the home run. SV. Interior shot showing pipeline from tanker to bomber as seen from the cockpit. CU. Interior shot with one of the pilots. LV. Plane being refuelled by tanker. SCU. Two of the jet engines on the starboard wing of plane. GV. Formation of planes streaking homeward. BS. Vapour trails from one of the B 52's.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:39:00 / 01:30:41:00

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