• Short Summary

    ONE OF THE LEADERS IN BRITAIN'S LIGHT AIRCRAFT INDUSTRY, BRITTEN-NORMAN, ON THE ISLE OF WIGHT, HAVE INTRODUCED THEIR LATEST AIRCRAFT - A DO-IT-YOURSELF FOUR-SEATER MULTI-PURPOSE CRAFT CALLED THE NYMPH.

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    ONE OF THE LEADERS IN BRITAIN'S LIGHT AIRCRAFT INDUSTRY, BRITTEN-NORMAN, ON THE ISLE OF WIGHT, HAVE INTRODUCED THEIR LATEST AIRCRAFT - A DO-IT-YOURSELF FOUR-SEATER MULTI-PURPOSE CRAFT CALLED THE NYMPH.

    THE FOLDING-WING NYMPH IS TO BE PRODUCED IN KIT FORM. THE COMPANY'S OFFICIALS -- DESMOND NORMAN AND JOHN BRITTEN -- ESTIMATE THAT THEIR NEW AIRCRAFT WILL RIVAL THE ISLANDER, A SIMILAR PRODUCT WHICH NOW TOPS THE GBP9-MILLION STERLING ORDER MARK.

    NEXT WEEK THE NYMPH MAKES HER DEBUT AT THE PARTS AIR SHOW. THE RANGE OF THE NYMPH IS 600 MILES AT 100 M.P.H., AND ITS FUEL CONSUMPTION IS LESS THAN SIX GALLONS AN HOUR.

    YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) BRITTEN-NORMAN ROLLED OUT THE NEW NYMPH AT THE BEMBRIDGE FACTORY AIRFIELD. THE PROTOTYPE TOOK 53 DAYS TO BUILD AND THE COST OF THE 115 H.P. KIT WITH ENGINE IS GBP2,500 STERLING WHEN ORDERED IN BATCHES OF 100.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABBA3R2Z3Q3H59HK0DYW0H0FU0
    Media URN:
    VLVABBA3R2Z3Q3H59HK0DYW0H0FU0
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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