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    Boeing 707 in operation.

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    New York & London airport.

    Documentation on file entitled 'BOAC's new 'Big Jet' airliner the Boeing 707 with Rolls Royce Conway engines', 'Characteristics', 'Schedules', 'List of British firms supplying equipment for BOAC's Boeing 707-436 aircraft' and list of 'Flying Staff'.

    Various shots of Rolls Royce jet engines of Boeing 707 with the cowling removed for servicing at Idlewilde Airport New York. GV. Control tower and airport buildings of Idlewilde Airport. LS. GV. Skyline of Manhattan taken from the sea. CS. Pan along Manhattan waterfront taken from the sea. GV. Manhattan taken from ship as it enters New York harbour. Two GVs. BOAC Boeing 707 standing on runway at London Airport. Ground to air MS. Pan with Boeing 707 taking off towards camera and flying over camera. MS SV. Boeing 707 of TWA taking off pan with it to LS. as it climbs away. LS. MS. SV. Pan with Boeing 707 of BOAC taking off and climbing away. MS. Rolls Royce engine of TWA Boeing 707 with cowling removed at Idlewilde. GV. Boeing 707 on runway at Idlewilde surrounded by technicians and service vehicles. Various CU's and close panning shots of controls, dials, radio etc. on flight deck of Boeing 707 with the crew in their positions and at work. Shot through window of the 707 showing aerial view of Gander, Newfoundland, with one engine of aircraft in right hand corner of frame. Shot through port window of the 707 showing section of wing and one engine with Hudson River below. Shot through starboard window of 707 showing wing, engines and clouds in distance. GV. Flight deck of the 707 move in to CU. BV. pilot showing controls and windscreen. Two CU's. other members of crew in their positions. Shot through port window of aircraft showing engines and runway just as the aircraft is taking off from London Airport. The aircraft gains speed and climbs away from the airport very rapidly, control tower of London Airport is visible in the distance. Various shots through windows of the 707 showing engine with layers of cloud below. GV. Int. 707 pan with steward and stewardesses as they wait on passengers. Various CU's. passengers eating and drinking.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:11:00 / 01:29:22:00
    UN 3442 B

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