• Short Summary

    A Lockheed Tristar aircraft arrived in Amman on August 31 as part of a Middle Eastern sales tour.

  • Description

    A Lockheed Tristar aircraft arrived in Amman on August 31 as part of a Middle Eastern sales tour.

    King Hussein of Jordan was invited to have a brief trip on the 'plane.

    The flight was from Amman to Akaba and back.

    The Tristar, which is made in the United States, has Rolls-Royce engines.

    SYNOPSIS: A Lockheed Tristar aircraft on brief display in Amman, the capital of Jordan.

    The Tristar, which is American-built and has British, Rolle-Royce engines, was on a sales tour of the Middle East.

    King Hussein of Jordan was invited along to see the 'plane and to meet engineers and officials of Lockheed, who were aboard.

    The Royal Jordanian Airline. ALIA, made the invitation to the king and other government officials.

    Once aboard, the King and the officials were taken for a short flight aboard the Tristar.....from Amman down to the Gulf of Akaba and back to the capital again.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9AEVSH8ZR8I8R6AA5TZ4SKMJC
    Media URN:
    VLVA9AEVSH8ZR8I8R6AA5TZ4SKMJC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/09/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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