• Short Summary

    Helicopters and jet aircraft demonstrate fast connections between Paris and London

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: London-Paris Air Relay Triumph

    ENGLAND: Various:
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    AEROPLANES - BRITISH Gloster Meteor takes note from London's Lord Mayor at Biggin Hill and takes it to France for onward transmission by another helicopter to France's Paris perfect in air-relay Triumph

    HELICOPTER Bristol 171 helicopter takes off from centre of London with letter from London's lord Mayor to Paris's Municipal President. Helicopter lands at Biggin Hall, Gloster Meteror takes over and lands at Orly airport when a Sikorksky helicopter continues to Paris

    METEORS - JET-PROPELLED CRAFT Takes part in Air-relay scheme from London to Paris takes off from Biggin Hill after letter from helicopter and lands at Orly airport

    Aviation; Competitions; France

    AYLWEN, Sir George, Lord Mayor of London

    DE GAULLE, Pierre (1897 - 1959), Municipal president of Paris

    Crowds, hovering, certificate, ceremony, message, relay, English channel, diplomacy, takeoff, jet, aeroplane
    Background: Helicopters and jet aircraft demonstrate fast connections between Paris and London

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA60K7AG3JC5N51S1VYE7GRWFJR
    Media URN:
    VLVA60K7AG3JC5N51S1VYE7GRWFJR
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1948
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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