• Short Summary

    THE PROTOTYPE OF THE FIRST SUPERSONIC AIRCRAFT CURRENTLY UNDER CONSTRUCTION AT THE TOULOUSE FACTORY OF SUD AVIATION IN FRANCE TOOK ANOTHER STEP NEARER COMPLETION RECENTLY WHEN THE FIRST MAIN UNDERCARRIAGE UNIT WAS COMPLETED.

  • Description

    THE PROTOTYPE OF THE FIRST SUPERSONIC AIRCRAFT CURRENTLY UNDER CONSTRUCTION AT THE TOULOUSE FACTORY OF SUD AVIATION IN FRANCE TOOK ANOTHER STEP NEARER COMPLETION RECENTLY WHEN THE FIRST MAIN UNDERCARRIAGE UNIT WAS COMPLETED.

    THE UNIT WAS BUILT AT THE HISPANO SUIZA FACTORY IN PARIS. IT RESTS ON A FOUR-WHEEL BOGEY AND SANDS II FEET (4 METRES) FROM THE POINT OF RETRACTION TO THE BOGEY AXIS.

    THE COMPLETION AND DELIVERY OF THE UNDERCARRIAGE FOR CONCORDE 001 MAINTAINS THE ON-TIME SCHEDULE OF THE AIRCRAFT, WHICH WILL MAKE ITS FIRST FLIGHT IN FEBRUARY 1968. THE SECOND CONCORDE ... 002 ... IS ALSO MAINTAINING ITS SCHEDULE AT THE FILTON WORKS OF THE BRITISH AIRCRAFT CORPORATION IN THE U.K.

    THE CONCORDE HAS A BIG LEAD IN CONSTRUCTION OVER THE AMERICAN BOEING SWING-WING SUPERSONIC TRANSPORT, WHICH HAS NOT YET GOT BEYOND THE DESIGN STAGE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7I0ZZCIBFP03X7IKE7G9XL1N0
    Media URN:
    VLVA7I0ZZCIBFP03X7IKE7G9XL1N0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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