• Short Summary

    Air Officer in Chief of Fighter Command, Air Chief Marshall Sir Thomas Pike was at North Coates to welcome the Duke of Edinburgh when he arrived by car on his visit to the RAF 19 November.

  • Description

    Air Officer in Chief of Fighter Command, Air Chief Marshall Sir Thomas Pike was at North Coates to welcome the Duke of Edinburgh when he arrived by car on his visit to the RAF 19 November.

    But the air-minded Duke was soon aloft - in a helicopter bound for RAF station Partington in Yorkshire.

    On his return from Partington, the Duke toured the tactical control centre, and inspected Bloodhound missiles and an illuminated radar launch.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA59G41P8LNT83XZPZ0D9CYQOYI
    Media URN:
    VLVA59G41P8LNT83XZPZ0D9CYQOYI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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