• Short Summary

    RECENT FILM FROM WARTON, LANCASHIRE, SHOWS WORK AT THE AIRCRAFT DIVISION OF ENGLISH ELECTRIC AVIATION.?

  • Description

    RECENT FILM FROM WARTON, LANCASHIRE, SHOWS WORK AT THE AIRCRAFT DIVISION OF ENGLISH ELECTRIC AVIATION. THE WARTON WORKS ARE TO UNDERTAKE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW SUPERSONIC VERTICAL TAKE-OFF FIGHTER IN COLLABORATION WITH MARCEL DASSAULT OF FRANCE.

    ENGLISH ELECTRIC - MANUFACTURERS OF THE LIGHTNING F-1A SUPERSONIC INTERCEPTOR - ARE PART OF THE BRITISH AIRCRAFT CORPORATION WHICH ANNOUNCED, NOV 22, THAT IT HAD REACHED AGREEMENT WITH FOUR EUROPEAN AIRCRAFT FIRMS FOR WORK ON JOINT PROJECTS.

    UNDER THE AGREEMENT, BAC AND DASSAULT WILL DEVELOP THE FRENCH FIRM'S MIRAGE 3 SUPERSONIC FIGHTER INTO A VERTICAL TAKE-OFF PLANE BY USING ROLLS-ROYCE LIFT-ENGINES. THE NEW VERSION, TO BE KNOWN AS THE 3-V, WILL BE ENTERED FOR THE NATO STRIKE-FIGHTER CONTEST, IN WHICH OTHER BRITISH INTERESTS WILL ALSO BE CONCERNED.

    BAC AND SUD-AVIATION - WHO SHOWED A FOUR-ENGINED DELTA-WING SUPER-CARAVELLE AT THE PARIS AIR SHOW - ARE MAKING COLLABORATIVE ARRANGEMENTS ON BOTH EXISTING AND LONG-TERM AIRCRAFT PROJECTS. SUD-AVIATION IS ASSISTING IN THE PRODUCTION OF THE VICKERS VC-10 LONG-RANGE JET TRANSPORT.

    FINMECCANICA OF ITALY, DORNIER OF WEST GERMAN, AND BAC ARE SUBMITTING JOINTLY A DESIGN TO MEET A NATO SPECIFICATION FOR A TACTICAL SHORT TAKE-OFF AND LANDING TRANSPORT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4CR7PX2P0MKF4DLMN0TUD6WFJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA4CR7PX2P0MKF4DLMN0TUD6WFJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/11/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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