• Short Summary

    Pilot Officer Vivienne Whyer becomes 9th woman to fly Lightning fighter plane.

  • Description

    No title. Woman is 1000th member of 1000 mph club, RAF Coltishall, Norfolk.

    L/S Lightning fighter aeroplanes lined up on tarmac. Panning L/S as Lightning lands. M/S as it taxies in. C/U Pilot Officer Vivienne Whyer in the cockpit. M/S as she stands in the cockpit. M/S as she comes down ladder from cockpit showing her high heeled flying boots. C/U WRAF (Women's Royal Air Force) Officer holding tray of champagne. Pan to certificate being handed to PO Whyer. C/U certificate. Panning C/U as Vivienne takes glass of champagne. C/U as she drinks champagne. Whyer is the 9th woman to fly in a supersonic aircraft.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2055.28
    Media URN:
    50850
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/03/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:04:00 / 01:46:50:00
    Canister:
    68/21

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