• Short Summary

    Sir Frank Whittle is honoured at dinner to celebrate 10 years of the jet plane. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - 10 Years of Jets.

    Dorchester Hotel, London.

    C/U two guests arriving at Dorchester Hotel. M/S Major General MacConnell, U.S.A.F., arriving. M/S model of jet aircraft hanging from ceiling. M/S guests standing around with jet motor in foreground. C/U Lord Trenchard chatting. M/S Messrs. Tom Sopwith, Sir Frank Whittle and Sprigg-Carter in background looking at jet engine, pan to jet engine. C/U's Sopwith, Carter and Whittle. C/U Sir John Slessor, Chief of Air Staff, about to sit down. M/S guests at table. M/S Mr Sopwith at microphone. C/U Sopwith speaking about the jet. M/S as audience applaud. Various shots as Sopwith presents Whittle with trophy. M/S first jet plane. C/U first jet engine, pan to one of modern design. Various shots Canberra bomber being wheeled out. C/U jet engine starting. C/U Squadron Leader Callard. M/S Canberra bomber in flight. Various shots Comet in flight.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1463.12
    Media URN:
    47725
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/06/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:19:00 / 01:23:22:00
    Canister:
    51/45

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