• Short Summary

    THIS IS A BIG AS A RAILROAD FREIGHT CAR...BUT IT IS LITTLE MORE THAN ONE-FOURTH?

  • Description

    THIS IS A BIG AS A RAILROAD FREIGHT CAR...BUT IT IS LITTLE MORE THAN ONE-FOURTH OF THE FUSELAGE OF THE AIR FORCE'S FAN-JET C-141 STARLIFTER NOW IN PRODUCTION.

    LOCKHEED WORKERS GIVE A HELPING HAND AS THE FORWARD FUSELAGE SECTION IS LIFTED FROM THE PRODUCTION JIG AT MARIETTA, GA. THE PLANE WILL FLY IN 1963.

    IF YOU THINK THIS IS BIG, REMEMBER YOU ARE SEEING ONLY A PIECE OF THE NEW PLANE. THIS PORTION IS 38 FEET, 3 INCHES LONG, 13 1/2 FEET WIDE, AND 9 FEET HIGH...AS BIG AS THREE ROOMS IN YOUR HOME. TOTAL LENGTH OF THE C-141 STARLIFTER WHEN COMPLETED WILL BE 143 FEET.

    THE LOCKHEED-GEORGIA COMPANY AND SUBCONTRACTORS OVER THE NATION ARE BUILDING THIS ALL-AMERICAN AERIAL GIANT TO TRANSPORT TROOPS AND EQUIPMENT FOR THE MILITARY, AND ALSO TO SERVE AS A COMMERCIAL AIRFREIGHTER.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA268ALA3WJM0EXGECUCIED925L
    Media URN:
    VLVA268ALA3WJM0EXGECUCIED925L
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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