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  • Short Summary

    British engineers build Comet airliners for use by Air France.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Hatfield, Hertfordshire.

    VS in aircraft manufacture factory of Comet airliners being built for Air France. An engine is fitted to the plane. Interior of cockpit as engineer works on control and instrumentation panel. CU instruments. MS tail plane. MS of wing being built. More shots of plane being assembled. VS of work on engine housing and fuselage. MS tail section being fitted. VS smaller parts being worked on. Actually looks very low tech - lots of metal files. MS part of unfinished fuselage being moved out of hanger.

    (Orig.Neg & Lav.) Old record suggests material dates from around 22/04/1953.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2783.01
    Media URN:
    81786
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1953
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:08:22:00
    Canister:
    UN 2570 A

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