• Short Summary

    Meteor jet planes being designed and built (some women workers in aircraft factory).

  • Description

    Title reads: "Design for Speed".

    Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough, Hampshire.

    Various shots of aircraft designers testing model of Meteor jet plane in wind tunnel. Various shots of designers operating large control board, lots of switches and dials. The wind tunnel is sealed off by large doors, designers look at model through window.

    Various shots of Meteor jet planes under construction in aircraft factory. Several of the workers are women. M/S of section of plane being pushed through a tunnel of infra red lamps - this is to speed the painting drying up. L/S of completed aeroplane moving out of hangar doors, onto an airfield.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1229.03
    Media URN:
    33870
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/03/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:18:00 / 01:06:02:00
    Canister:
    NP 132

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