• Short Summary

    British Aircraft Corporation's 111 aeroplane has test flight at Hurn, Hampshire.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Airliner on test.

    B.A.C. 111 airliner on test at Hurn. Hampshire.

    Various shots of the new B.A.C. (British Aircraft Corporation) 111 on airfield surrounded by V.I.P.'s. M/S people watching. M/S's as 111 is towed past camera. M/S V.I.P.'s walking towards aircraft. M/S front view of the aeroplane with jet engines being tested before run. L/S pilot practising taxiing the plane. C/U people watching. Various shots as engineers check the engines and brake units etc. M/S four people talking including Managing Director of B.A.C. Sir George Edwards (in centre wearing hat). Various shots as the pilot "Jock" Bryce is interviewed. M/S people watching. Various shots of plane taxiing along and taking off for first test flight. Back view as it flies away.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1772.01
    Media URN:
    54724
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:01:20:00
    Canister:
    63/68

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