• Short Summary

    AT ERDING AIRBASE NEAR MUNICH, OCT 10, A NEW RECONNAISSANCE WING WAS PUT INTO OPERATION BY GENERAL KAMMHUBER, THE INSPECTOR OF THE WEST GERMAN AIR FORCE.

  • Description

    AT ERDING AIRBASE NEAR MUNICH, OCT 10, A NEW RECONNAISSANCE WING WAS PUT INTO OPERATION BY GENERAL KAMMHUBER, THE INSPECTOR OF THE WEST GERMAN AIR FORCE. LT.-COL. WOLFGANG VON BERGH COMMANDS THE UNIT, THE FIRST WING OF THE WEST GERMAN AIR FORCE TO BE EQUIPPED WITH NATO'S FIAT G-91 FIGHTER-RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT.

    THE AIRFRAME IS PRODUCE IN ITALY, THE UNDERCARRIAGE IN FRANCE, THE ENGINE IN BRITAIN, AND THE ARMAMENT IN VARIOUS NATO COUNTRIES. AIRFRAME AND ENGINE WILL LATER BE MANUFACTURED UNDER LICENCE IN WEST GERMANY.

    PROFESSOR G. GABRIEL, THE ITALIAN DESIGNED OF THE AIRCRAFT, AND BRIGADIER JUNES OF BRISTOL-SIDDELEY WERE AMONG GUESTS AT THE COMMISSIONING CEREMONY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA99ATQETUOXYMIQEQKHQCGTQ8T
    Media URN:
    VLVA99ATQETUOXYMIQEQKHQCGTQ8T
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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