• Short Summary

    Rocket boosters give the Valiant bomber a "built-in short runway".

  • Description

    England.

    LV. Valiant bomber standing on the runway showing part of the super-sprite engine under the wing. SV. Pan down, two of the jet engines and slung underneath them in the super-sprite. CU. Outlet of the super-sprite engine. LV. & SV. Valiant on the tarmac with a thin stream of flame coming out of the super-sprite booster. LV. Man taking the chocs away from the wheels as the aircraft is preparing for takeoff. LV. With men in the foreground, the bomber taxiing along. LV. Towards, Valiant bomber coming along the tarmac and it takes off and climbs quite rapidly in to the air. We follow the aircraft as it starts to fly away in the distance, and one can see a trail of smoke coming from the boosters.

    (F.G.) (Orig.J.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    597.05
    Media URN:
    32084
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/08/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:25:00 / 01:05:08:00
    Canister:
    56/69

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