• Short Summary

    British Concorde 002 takes off on test flight from Filton near Bristol.

  • Description

    Colour newsreel item. Titles read: 'SPECIAL!'

    Filton near Bristol.

    British Concorde - Concorde 002 (001 was the French-built model) on a test flight by pilot Brian Trubshaw.

    General view of photographers and cameramen on the edges of an airfield; zoom in to L/S of Concorde 002 in the distance. L/S of the plane taking off. Great shot of man standing on the field as Concorde comes over the brow of the hill and screams over his head - yikes!

    Concorde comes back in to land and a parachute comes out behind the plane. Ground crew put chocks at the wheels. Photographers crowd round the plane. Ground crew check wheels. The pilots and crew come down the steps of the plane and wave to press and cameramen. French Concorde pilot Andre Turcat is there to congratulate the British crew. Shots of Concorde on the tarmac.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2095.20
    Media URN:
    57162
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/04/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:59:00 / 01:49:23:00
    Canister:
    69/31

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