• Short Summary

    ABOUT TWENTY JAVELIN JET FIGHTERS OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE FLEW IN FORMATION OVER SINGAPORE ISLAND OVER THE WEEKEND -- THE LAST TIME SO MANY JAVELINS WILL BE SEEN TOGETHER.

  • Description

    ABOUT TWENTY JAVELIN JET FIGHTERS OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE FLEW IN FORMATION OVER SINGAPORE ISLAND OVER THE WEEKEND -- THE LAST TIME SO MANY JAVELINS WILL BE SEEN TOGETHER.

    ONE OF THE TWO JAVELIN SQUADRONS BASED AT ROYAL AIR FORCE IN TENGAH WILL BE DISBANNED. IT;S BEING REPLACED BY A SQUADRON OF LIGHTNING FROM UNITED KINGDOM.

    THE SQUADRON HAS BEEN BASED IN SINGAPORE SINCE EARLY 1965. DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, THE SQUADRON FLEW THE FAMOUS SPITFIRES OVER SOUTHERN ENGLAND AND THE CONTINENT OF EUROPE.

    THE JAVELINS IN A BRILLIANT FORMATION FLYING SAID GOODBYE TO SINGAPORE TO WITNESS THIS SPECIAL OCCASION, A LARGE SENTINEL CROWD GHATERED.

    THE NEW LIGHTNING SUPERSONIC JET FIGHTERS TRAVEL TWICE FASTER THAN SOUND.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5PN0ROU4GPWW9M36A0ULEECBI
    Media URN:
    VLVA5PN0ROU4GPWW9M36A0ULEECBI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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