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  • Short Summary

    Duke of Edinburgh inspects Vickers Armstrong aircraft factory.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) at Vickers Armstrong aircraft factory, Wisley and Weybridge, Surrey.

    Various shots aircraft on display: Valiant, Spitfire and Scimitar. CU photographs of aviators Alcock and Brown. Shots model section of antitank guided missiles. Various shots Canberra with Vickers type 888 guided missile.

    Various shots Duke inspecting AC aeroplane. Chief test pilot Mike Lithgow showing Duke cockpit of Scimitar. Director of Vickers, Sir George Edwards, shows Duke the new Viscount 810 with built in steps in door.

    LS assembly hangar. Workmen looking through portholes in fuselage. Duke talking to workmen in overalls. Elevated shot Duke walking into hangar. Duke entering stratosphere chamber. Door of chamber closes. Duke in cockpit of wooden mock-up plane. LS erection bay in Vanguards under constructions. Various shots Duke in erection hangar.

    Date on dope sheet is 25/04/1958.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2702.12
    Media URN:
    80014
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1958
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:50:00 / 01:35:05:00
    Canister:
    UN 3080 A

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