Two Westland helicopters are handed over to the Queen's Flight
Westland Helicopter Works, Yeovil, Somerset
HANDOVER CEREMONY OF WHIRLWIND HELICOPTERS TO QUEEN'S FLIGHT
Number plates of the helicopter XN 127 & XN 126. GV's. Two Westland Whirlwind helicopters (which have been ordered for the Queen's flight) on ground. Mr. E.C. Wheeldon, Westland Managing Director hands over both aircraft log books to Commander Wakeford, Commanding Officer of the Queen's Flight. Various shots of both helicopters taking off. Various shots of both helicopters in flight and hovering. Various shots interior of cockpit showing Decca Navigational System. Int. of aircraft showing seating, cabinets, etc. Various shots of fitted telephone for internal or ground use. Various shots of the insignia "Queen's Flight" on side of helicopter. GV's. ext. helicopter showing the two pilots Fl. Lts. M'kenzie Hall and Wilson (Queen's flight pilots) examining the engine of one of the aircraft. Shot of front of aircraft open. GV. Insignia of the Queen's Flight.
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