• Short Summary

    TWO AUSTRIAN MINISTERS YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) VISITED THE SUD AVIATION WORKS AT TOULOUSE IN FRANCE TO SEE WORK GOING AHEAD ON THE ANGLO-FRENCH SUPERSONIC AIRLINER, THE CONCORD.

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    TWO AUSTRIAN MINISTERS YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) VISITED THE SUD AVIATION WORKS AT TOULOUSE IN FRANCE TO SEE WORK GOING AHEAD ON THE ANGLO-FRENCH SUPERSONIC AIRLINER, THE CONCORD.

    THE VISIT BY THE AUSTRIAN MINISTERS, MR.OTTO PROBST, MINISTER OF TRANSPORT AND MR.WOLFGANG SCHMITZ, THE FINANCE MINISTER, WAS THE FIRST OCCASION ON WHICH CAMERAMAN HAVE BEEN ALLOWED TO FILM IN THE WORKSHOP WHERE THE CONCORD IS BEING DEVELOPED.

    THE CONCORD AIRLINER HAS BEEN THE SUBJECT OF MUCH CONTROVERSY RECENTLY, BUT AFTER CONSIDERABLE DISCUSSION, BRITAIN'S LABOUR GOVERNMENT HAS DECIDED TO CONTINUE TO SUPPORT THE PROJECT.THE AIRLINER, WHEN COMPLETED WILL CARRY MORE THAN A HUNDRED PASSENGERS AT A SPEED OF ABOUT 1,450 MILES AN HOUR (MACH 2.2).IT WILL FLY WELL ABOVE NORMAL AIR LANES CRUISING AT BETWEEN 50,000 AND 62,000 FEET.

    UNDER THE ANGLO-FRENCH AGREEMENT THE COSTS OF THE PROJECT ARE SHARED ON A FIFTY-FIFTY BASIS.PART OF THE WORK IS BEING DONE AT THE SUD AVIATION WORKS IN FRANCE, THE REMAINDER AT THE BRITISH AIRCRAFT CORPORATION'S WORKS IN BRITAIN.NINE AIRLINES HAVE SHOWN INTEREST IN BUYING THE NEW AIRLINER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA59X3A31YDQG042RUFTAFG3R1W
    Media URN:
    VLVA59X3A31YDQG042RUFTAFG3R1W
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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