• Short Summary

    THE PARIS INTERNATIONAL AIR SHOW OPENS AT LE BOURGET AIRPORT ON FRIDAY. THE ORGANISERS SAY?

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    THE PARIS INTERNATIONAL AIR SHOW OPENS AT LE BOURGET AIRPORT ON FRIDAY. THE ORGANISERS SAY THIS YEAR'S HAS THE BIGGEST ARRAY OF AIR EXHIBITS ON RECORD AT A SINGLE SHOW OF THIS KIND.

    AMONG THE EXHIBITS OF 16 NATIONS ARE: THE US GRUMMAN A-6A INTRUDER - - ORDERED FOR SERVICE WITH THE UNITED STATES NAVY. A CARRIER-BORNE OR SHORT RUNWAY FIGHTER - BOMBER, IT IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO DROP NUCLEAR OR CONVENTIONAL WEAPONS ON TARGETS COMPLETELY OBSCURED BY WEATHER OR DARKNESS.

    THE US ATLAS AND TITAN II ROCKETS -- THE TITAN'S FUEL TANKS HAVE BEEN REMOVED AND VISITORS WILL BE INVITED TO VIEW AN EXHIBITION INSIDE. A TITAN LIKE THIS, CARRYING OVER 50 TONS OF FUEL AT LAUNCHING, PUT WHITE AND McDIVITT, AMERICA'S TWO LATEST ASTRONAUTS, ON THEIR FOUR-DAY SPACE MISSION.

    THE FRENCH VERONIQUE AND VESTA ROCKETS -- USED IN SPACE RESEARCH. THE COMPLETION OF SUCCESSFUL TESTS ON A LATER DEVELOPMENT, THE DIAMOND ROCKET, HAS JUST BEEN ANNOUNCED. FRANCE WILL NOW BE ABLE TO LAUNCH ITS FIRST SATELLITE EARLY NEXT YEAR.

    THE FRENCH NORD 500 IS AMONG 40 TYPES OF AIRCRAFT SHOWN BY THE HOST COUNTRY. THE SAAB 35 DRAKEN FIGHTER IS AMONG A WIDE RANGE OF SWEDEN'S LATEST AIR WARE ON SHOW. THE DRAKEN WILL BE IN QUANTITY PRODUCTION FOR SEVERAL YEARS AHEAD. THE SOVIET UNION, TAKING PART HERE FOR THE FIRST TIME, IS SHOWING ITS NEW ILYUSHIN IL-62 AIRLINER. IT HAS FOUR JET ENGINES MOUNTED AT THE REAR UNDER A T-TAIL SECTION. IT CAN CARRY OVER 180 PASSENGERS.

    ANOTHER GIANT SOVIET EXHIBIT IS THE MIL-10 HELICOPTER SEEN FOR THE FIRST TIME IN WESTERN EUROPE. FRANCE IS MAKING FURTHER BIDS TO CAPTURE INTERNATIONAL MARKETS WITH THE SUPER CARAVELLE AIRLINER, SIX OF WHICH WERE RECENTLY ORDERED BY THE FINNISH AIRLINE, FINNAIR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9OERCNG02EP5PARIFR5DNYNXO
    Media URN:
    VLVA9OERCNG02EP5PARIFR5DNYNXO
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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