• Short Summary

    Test flight of De Havilland Comet jet airliner.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hush-Hush Plane Flies OK".

    Hatfield, Hertfordshire.

    GV De Havilland 'Comet' Jet airliner (DH 106) and in right foreground a DH 108 faster-than-sound experimental 'plane.

    SV small 'plane DH. 108 pan to 'Comet' airliner. Front view nose of airliner.

    SV Showing jet engines. CU Name on 'plane. - 'De Havilland Comet'.

    GV Back view 'plane. CU Rear of jet engine. CU Angle of airliner.

    GV Jet airliner taxiing away. SV Pan jet airliner taxiing away.

    GV Towards and pan to back of jet airliner taking off. SV Pan jet airliner flying past.

    SV Group of mechanics watching.

    LV Towards and pan Jet airliner landing and taxiing along.

    SV Nose of aircraft taxiing to hangar.

    CU Test pilot Group Captain John "Cats Eyes" Cunningham stepping out of 'plane.

    SV Cunningham talking to mechanics. CU Cunningham.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1419.22
    Media URN:
    46228
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/08/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:20:00 / 01:31:42:00
    Canister:
    49/61

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