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    A DELEGATION OF SOVIET AVIATION EXPERTS, INCLUDING MR. KHRUSHCHEV'S SON SERGEI, ARRIVED AT LONDON AIRPORT?

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    BOTH AIRCRAFT ARRIVING AND WELCOMED; IN THE SECOND ONE, AIRCRAFT DESIGNER MR. S.V. ILYUSHIN.




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    Background: A DELEGATION OF SOVIET AVIATION EXPERTS, INCLUDING MR. KHRUSHCHEV'S SON SERGEI, ARRIVED AT LONDON AIRPORT TODAY (SUNDAY) TO START A FORTNIGHT'S "STUDY TOUR" OF BRITAIN.

    TWO ILYUSHIN AIRLINERS BROUGHT THE DELEGATION FROM MOSCOW. IT WAS HEADED BY MR. P. DEMENTYEV, MINISTER FOR AVIATION TECHNOLOGY, AND WAS WELCOMED AT THE AIRPORT BY MR. JULIAN AMERY, BRITISH AVIATION MINISTER.

    MR. AMERY SAID: "I HOPE I MAY EXTEND A SPECIAL WORD OF GREETING TO MR. KHRUSHCHEV. WE SALUTE IN HIM THE DISTINGUISHED SON OF A FATHER FOR WHOM WE HAVE A GREAT RESPECT AND REGARD".

    THE PARTY IS LIKELY TO VISIT THE BRISTOL FACTORY WHERE WORK IS UNDERWAY ON THE ANGLO-FRENCH CONCORD SUPERSONIC CIVILIAN AIRLINER. IT IS ALSO EXPECTED TO VISIT THE ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT AND THE FAMOUS JODRELL BANK OBSERVATORY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9KQN938EK9QAUYPN47U4FZCE4
    Media URN:
    VLVA9KQN938EK9QAUYPN47U4FZCE4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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