• Short Summary

    B-58 jet bomber makes record flight from Tokyo to London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - 8,000 miles, 8 hours!.

    B-58 makes record flight. Tokyo - London.

    Various shots of crew boarding a B-58 jet bomber in Tokyo. C/U as pilot puts helmet on. Various shots of the plane taxiing on the runway. M/S pan with the B-58 as it takes off. C/U map showing route from Tokyo to London. Air to air shot of the B-58, it drops away from tanker aircraft after refuelling. C/U map as journey continues. Camera pans with the B-58 landing at Greenham Common using parachute air brake. M/S open cockpit lid. M/S the crew of the B-58.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1778.05
    Media URN:
    54891
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:23:00 / 01:06:17:00
    Canister:
    63/86

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