• Short Summary

    Colonel Frank Borman, former astronaut now Senior Vice President of Operations for Eastern Airlines, flew Lockheeds' L-1011 today and pronounced it a "winner....

  • Description

    Colonel Frank Borman, former astronaut now Senior Vice President of Operations for Eastern Airlines, flew Lockheeds' L-1011 today and pronounced it a "winner....a superior airplane". Eastern is the largest airline customer for the big trijets with 50 on order. Borman piloted he TriStar for two and a half hours. reached an altitude of 30,000 feet, made a low pass with one of the three Rolls Royce engines deliberately shut-down and -- with the first of Easterns' TriStars in the background -- talked about it with the press.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5G7K983S04T7DRMNHT426LZVQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA5G7K983S04T7DRMNHT426LZVQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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