• Short Summary

    Group of Japanese pilots flying their first Sabre Jet aircraft from the United States with aerial view of Mount Fujiyama.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    An American newsreel item, full title reads " Japanese Air Force Flies First Jets".

    Tsuiki Air Base, Kyushu, Japan

    MS Group of four Japanese pilots. CU Pan across pilots' faces. MS Pilot entering cockpit of Sabre jet. CU Pilot with helmet and oxygen mask on, waves. CU The American-built Sabre jet pulling away. LS Two jets taking off. Aerial view of Mount Fujiyama. (2 shots). Ground to air Sabres flying over in formation, two boxes of four. Ditto, three boxes of four aircraft.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 01/03/1956. American commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2540.08
    Media URN:
    68335
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:25:00 / 01:15:00:00
    Canister:
    UN 2824 F

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