• Short Summary

    The Jordanian Air Forces, re-equipped after the set-back it suffered during the June 1967 Arab war with Israel, showed its strength in a rare public display on Friday (February 11).

  • Description

    The Jordanian Air Forces, re-equipped after the set-back it suffered during the June 1967 Arab war with Israel, showed its strength in a rare public display on Friday (February 11). Among the aircraft -- shown formation-flying in this film -- were four British-built Hawker Hunter jet fighter, and a U.S.-built F.104 Starfighter.

    SYNOPSIS: Jordan...and its re-equipped Air Force showed off its new strength in a rare public display on Friday. Among the aircraft were four British-built Hawker Hunter jet fighters, some of the new equipment obtained by the Jordanian Government after its Air Force effort a set-back during the June 1967 Arab-Israeli war.

    Another strike aircraft which took part in the display was a United States-built F104 Starfighter, which took to the air in a dramatic display of manoeuvres shortly before the four Hawker Hunters landed.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAM1UVWZSIIIXXIFVV0PJ4U3W8
    Media URN:
    VLVAAM1UVWZSIIIXXIFVV0PJ4U3W8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/02/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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