• Short Summary

    Comet III jet airliner tales off for Australia on its first overseas trial flight.

  • Description

    Hatfield, Hertfordshire.

    GV. & SV. Night shot of the Comet III on floodlit Hatfield Aerodrome. CU. Officials watching fuelling under fuselage. GV. Comet and crowds on aerodrome, shrouded in fog. SV. Group Captain John Cunningham with Peter Bugge and crew. CU. Group Captain "cat's-eyes" Cunningham and Peter Bugge. CU. Name "Comet" on nose. Angle shot, Cunningham waving from top of steps, he then gets into aircraft. GV. & SV. Pan, Comet starts to taxi away. Side view, mechanics and others watching. Air to air shot, Comet III in flight.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    549.27
    Media URN:
    31209
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:21:00 / 01:31:06:00
    Canister:
    55/97

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