• Short Summary

    ISRAEL IS HOPING THE UNITED STATES WILL APPROVE THE SALE OF ISRAELI MANUFACTURED FKIR FIGHTER PLANES TO TAIWAN.

  • Description


    KFIR PLANES IN FORMATION FLY BY. SHOTS OF PLANE BEING ASSEMBLED IN FACTORY. TAXIING, TAKEOFF. IN FLIGHT AMXXX MANOEUVRES AND THEN LANDING.




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    ED NOTE: ABOVE IS ESSENTIALLY LIBRARY FILM OF SHOTS SHOWING THE PLANE NARRATED BY PHILIP TILL

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    Background: ISRAEL IS HOPING THE UNITED STATES WILL APPROVE THE SALE OF ISRAELI MANUFACTURED FKIR FIGHTER PLANES TO TAIWAN. THE US IN THE PAST HAS VETORD SUCH EXPORTS. , SINCE THE KFIR'S ENGINES ARE MANUFACTURED IN THE UNITED STATES. THE US HAS THE POWER TO BLOCK SUCH SALES UNDER AN AGREEMENT WITH ISRAEL. HOWEVER, WASHINGTON IS EXPECTED TO APPROVE THE SALE IN AN EFFORT TO MOLLIFY THE TWO ALLIES, ISRAEL AND TAIWAN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA961D6YJAXGB7LMGP42SFAUY3
    Media URN:
    VLVA961D6YJAXGB7LMGP42SFAUY3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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