• Short Summary

    Airline executives have been undergoing a familiarisation course on the Rolls-Royce/SNECMA Olympus 593 engine, powerplant of the Concorde supersonic airliner.

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    L.S. Party looking at Olympus 593 engine L to R Mr. Fassenden, Dixon & Hoffman of Braniff, & Rolls Royce Instructor
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    M.S. Ditto
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    C.U. "track back of 1
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    M.S. Concorde Simulator Mr. Fassenden No. 2 seat Dixon " 1" Hoffman Engineers seat
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    L.S. Party operating simulator
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    M.S. Engineer's panel - Mr. Hoffman operating ZOOM from R.R. logo to
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    L.S. Engine nacelle model
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    M.S Viewing Concorde model
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    Initials


    Background note:- Braniff plan to operate Concorde across America six days a week at 95 per cent the speed of sound compared with the 80 per cent of normal jets. This would reduce the Washington - Dallas flight time by 12 per cent to two hours eight minutes

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Airline executives have been undergoing a familiarisation course on the Rolls-Royce/SNECMA Olympus 593 engine, powerplant of the Concorde supersonic airliner.

    Braniff International Airlines, currently planing to fly British Airways and Air France Concordes between Washington and Dallas-Fort Worth, sent three senior personnel to the course. They are Mr. E.M. Fessenden, Vice-President Engineering Supply; Mr. D. Hoffman, Director, Line Maintenance; and Mr. J. Dixon, Director, Technical Training.

    Accompanying them was Mr. K. Wagner, British Airways Project Engineer.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAES5C9PHKH313NGKWNFJPJGTGG
    Media URN:
    VLVAES5C9PHKH313NGKWNFJPJGTGG
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/03/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:37:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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