• 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

    1.
    SV SHEIKH OF ABU DHABI GREETED AT WISLEY AIR BASE
    3 ft

    2.
    CU SHEIJH ZAID
    4 ft

    3.
    SV SHEIKH BOARDS BAC III
    7 ft

    4.
    CU NOSE OF AIRCRAFT
    4 ft

    5.
    AV AIRCRAFT IN FLIGHT
    5 ft

    6.
    LV SHEIKH & PARTY OFF AIRCRAFT AT RAF FAIRFORD
    12 ft

    7.
    SV PAN CONCORDE (MOCK UP)
    18 ft

    8.
    SV SHEIKH BOARDING CONCORDE
    21 ft

    9.
    SV INT. SHEIKH LOOKING AT MOCK UP
    25 ft

    10.
    GV & SV SHEIKH LOOKING AT CONCORDE FUSELAGE (3 SHOTS)
    33 ft

    11.
    SV PHOTOGRAPHERS
    34 ft

    12.
    SV PAN PARTY ACROSS AIR FIELD
    39 ft

    13.
    LV PARTY BOARDING BAC III
    42 ft



    Initials GP/V/BOB/SGM



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 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 - Including 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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