• Short Summary

    The best of the Britain's aircraft industry on parade.

  • Description

    Farnborough, Hampshire.

    GV. Vampires lined up and people inspecting them. GV. People looking at the jet bomber. SV. People looking at plane. GV. Back of the Vulcan jet bomber showing wing span. SV. Crowd milling around the various aircraft. SV. Folland Gnat. SV. People looking. GV. Crowds looking at the Fairey Delta 2 - world speed record of 1,132 m.p.h. by March 10th 1956. SV. Cockpit of Fairey Delta. GV. Back of the Fairey Delta. GV. Westland Widgeon helicopter adopted to take two normal stretchers. SV. People looking. SV. Stretchers being put into the Westland Widgeon helicopter. SV. Mechanics closing nose of helicopter. GV. Exhibition - various jet engines. SV. Jet engines. SV. Large jet engine. SCU. Two men looking at jet engine, & SV. AS. As the Vulcan jet bomber flies over head. LV. The Fairey lightweight helicopters taking off. GV. Bristol Type 173 helicopter in flight. SV. Saunders-Roe Skeeter Mark 6 helicopter landing on lorry. SCU. Pan, Skeeter 6 takes off from lorry and flies away. CU. Crowds looking towards sky. AS. Pan as four Canberras fly past. GV. Air to air, Canberra night intruder with the offset cockpit and bombs under slung, & SCU. SV. Air to air, the Hawker two seated Hunter, & CU. SV. Air to air, the Folland Gnat in flight. CU. Pilot in cockpit of the Gnat. SV. Pan as the Gnat swoops away. LV. Air to air, Hawker with set of rockets slung under wings. CU. Rockets under wing, & SV. Hunter swoops away. GV. Air to air, Fairey Delta Two flown by Peter Twiss who also broke the world speed record. STV. Fairey Delta Two in flight , & GV.

    (Neg & Lav.) (Orig "J") (Title Scene "F")

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:03:00 / 01:21:42:00

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