• Short Summary

    SOUTH VIETNAM'S FLYING PRIME MINISTER, AIR MARSHAL NGUYEN CAO KY, ON SATURDAY MORNING TEST-PILOTED A NEW ADDITION TO THE VIETNAMESE AIR FORCE, THE SUPERSONIC F-5 JET.

  • Description

    SOUTH VIETNAM'S FLYING PRIME MINISTER, AIR MARSHAL NGUYEN CAO KY, ON SATURDAY MORNING TEST-PILOTED A NEW ADDITION TO THE VIETNAMESE AIR FORCE, THE SUPERSONIC F-5 JET.

    ON ARRIVAL AT THE BIEN HOA AIR BASE, NORTH OF SAIGON, PRIME MINISTER KY WAS BRIEFED BY AMERICAN PILOTS BEFORE HE BOARDED THE JET. ALTOGETHER A TOTAL OF EIGHTEEN WERE RECENTLY TURNED OVER BY THE AMERICANS TO THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE AIR FORCE.

    AT PRESENT THE BOMBING RAIDS OVER NORTH VIETNAM ARE ALL CARRIED OUT BY AMERICAN PILOTS BUT SOON, WHEN THE F-5 JETS ARE IN OPERATION, SOUTH VIETNAMESE PILOTS ARE EXPECTED TO GO FOR THE BOMBING RAIDS.

    SEVERAL SOUTH VIETNAMESE PILOTS ARE NOW IN THE UNITED STATES UNDERGOING TRAINING ON THE SUPERSONIC JETS.

    PRIME MINISTER KY, WHO STILL PILOTS HIS OWN AIRCRAFT, HOPES TO BE ONE OF THE FIRST TO JOIN THE AMERICANS IN THEIR FLYING MISSION OVER WITH NORTH VIETNAM WITH THE NEW F-5 SUPERSONIC JETS.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAUNG6EOCHJTJZUQD9OUADN2RN
    Media URN:
    VLVAUNG6EOCHJTJZUQD9OUADN2RN
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment