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    Heathrow, England: LV PAN Bristol Britannia broadside on to a camera taxying second one in distance (engine noise). SV Brittania turning a half circle past camera (engine noise). LV Britannia being backed into new hanger at London Airport. CLOSER V Ditto showing interior of hanger. SV Sir Reginald speaking (Nat. sd.) LV Sir Miles Thomas replying (Nat. sd.) SV Sir Miles speaking (Nat. sd.) LENS CHANGE. TO LV Sir Reginald saying thank you and crowd in hanger clapping.



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    SV Sir Reginald So this morning I have much pleasure in handing over to you the logbooks for these machines Gambc and Gambd.



    SIR MILES THOMAS LV Sir Reginald ladies and Gentlemen this is indeed a great day for B.O.A.C. and B.A.C. We are very glad indeed to have possession now of these two first Bristol Britannias the fastest steadiest and most economical Turbo-Prop in the world.



    SV I think we can both wish ourselves the best of luck with these aeroplanes and thank you again for presenting them in person.



    Aviation; Sir (William) Miles Webster Thomas (b.1897), Personalities - Business; Great Britain




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    HAWKINS
    London Airport

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    Film ID:
    VLVABR9GSY75W19IE8FXKA8M477GD
    Media URN:
    VLVABR9GSY75W19IE8FXKA8M477GD
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/12/1955
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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