American Navy Douglas Skyhawk Jet Sets A Record At 695 MPH.
Unused / unissued material -
Title reads: "Navy Jet Sets A Record At 695 MPH". American voiceovered newsreel material.
United States of America (USA).
CU Douglas Skyhawk jet fighter taxiing. LS Smoke column marking course, pan to Skyhawk at full speed. Air to air shot, Skyhawk in flight. CU Sign "Finish". CU Stop-watch in hand. Ground to air: Skyhawk at speed.
(F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 21/10/1955.