• Short Summary

    SHEIKH ZAID BIN SULTAN AL NAHAYYAN, RULER OF THE OIL-RICH TRUCIAL STATE OF ABU DHABI, TODAY INSPECTED BRITAIN'S VERSION OF THE ANGLO-FRENCH SUPERSONIC CONCORDE AIRLINER.

  • Description

    SHEIKH ZAID BIN SULTAN AL NAHAYYAN, RULER OF THE OIL-RICH TRUCIAL STATE OF ABU DHABI, TODAY INSPECTED BRITAIN'S VERSION OF THE ANGLO-FRENCH SUPERSONIC CONCORDE AIRLINER. SHEIKH ZAID WAS FLOWN FROM WISLEY AIR BASE TO RAF BASE AT FAIRFORD TO INSPECT THE SUPERSONIC AIRCRAFT.

    SHEIKH ZAID WAS GREETED BY THE KEY MEN IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE AIRCRAFT, INCLUDING CHIEF TEST PILOT, BRIAN TRUBSHAW, AND INSPECTED ALL FACETS OF THE SUPERSONIC AIRCRAFT AT CLOSE QUARTERS.

    THE RULER OF THE LARGEST OF THE TRUCIAL STATES, HAS BEEN IN BRITA ON AN OFFICIAL VISIT SINCE JUNE 10.

    DURING THIS TIME HE'S CONFERRED WITH PRIME MINISTER, HAROLD WILSON FOREIGN SECRETARY, MICHAEL STEWART AND LUNCHED WITH THE QUEEN AT BUCKINGHAM PALACE.

    BRITAIN HAS SPECIAL TREATY RELATIONS WITH THE TRUCIAL STATES AND TALKS ON THE MIDDLE EAST AND OTHER INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENTS HAVE TAKEN UP MUCH OF SHEIKH ZAID'S TIME DURING HIS VISIT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA47UMC68A2KEMNYIP7WRAW9SN8
    Media URN:
    VLVA47UMC68A2KEMNYIP7WRAW9SN8
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/06/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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