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    THE EGYPTIAN AIR FORCE'S CHIEF TEST PILOT, LT. COL. ZOHEIR SHALABY, IS CURRENTLY IN BRITAIN?

  • Description

    THE EGYPTIAN AIR FORCE'S CHIEF TEST PILOT, LT. COL. ZOHEIR SHALABY, IS CURRENTLY IN BRITAIN CONDUCTING GROUND TESTS ON THE HELWAN HA.300 SUPERSONIC FIGHTER COCKPIT SECTION.

    EGYPT'S FIRST INDIGENOUS FIGHTER HAS BEEN DEVELOPED BY PROF. MESSERSCHMITT AND WILL HAVE A SPEED OF MARCH 2. IT'S A SINGLE SEAT LIGHTWEIGHT FIGHTER AND IS BEING FITTED WITH A BRITISH PRESSURISATION AND AIR-CONDITIONING SYSTEM.

    DURING THE TESTS THE COCKPIT SECTION WAS BAKED TO AN OUTSIDE SKIN TEMPERATURE OF 120 DEGREES CENTIGRADE MEANS OF ARRAYS OF INFRA-RED HEATERS, TO EVOLVED A CAREFULLY BALANCED DISTRIBUTION OF COL AIR WITHIN THE COCKPIT, FROM THE AIR-CONDITIONING SYSTEM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1ISRCPE7UHU7U40TRAAUSN8DQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA1ISRCPE7UHU7U40TRAAUSN8DQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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