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  • Short Summary

    RAF pilot test flies the new Lightning fighter plane.

  • Description

    Wharton, Near Preston, Lancashire.

    MS.Test pilot Wing Commander Roland Beamont in cockpit of Lightning Mark 2. CU.Head on of lightning. MS. 3 Lightning on runway. Beamont in cockpit. CU. MS.Pan along line of workman watching. MS.Cockpit canopy closing. LS.Pan. as one of three Lightnings takes off. Various panning shots as plane is put through paces over the airfield. LS.Radar Scanner revolving. LS. Pan with plane as it lads slowed down by aid of parachute.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2982.29
    Media URN:
    85566
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1961
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:41:00 / 01:49:42:00
    Canister:
    UN 3512 H

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