First flight of the Shorts Belfast freighter aircraft.
Full title reads: "Belfast. Air Giant Goes Up".
Belfast, Northern Ireland. First flight of the Shorts Belfast freighter aircraft.
GV The Belfast freighter on tarmac in front of hangar. LV Ditto. CU Name 'Belfast'. VS Two of the Rolls Royce Turbo-prop engines. CU Ditto. CU Pan, Flight Engineer Ricky Steel. LV As he checks undercarriage. LV The tail section of the Belfast. SV Int. the cockpit. SV Int. the cockpit, showing mass of instruments on panel. GV Crowd gathered round aircraft. CU Pilot Denis Taylor. SV Pressmen. SV Taylor gives thumbs up sign. CU The Lord Mayor of Belfast on the left and the Prime Minister of Northern Ireland on the right. CU Engine starting. SV Member of ground crew watching. LV as the Belfast taxis out. Near shot, as it taxis out. SV Men watching. GV Pan as the Belfast gathers speed and takes off pan to back view.