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