• Short Summary

    The latest version of the record breaking Comet aircraft, flies for the first time.

  • Description

    Hatfield, Hertfordshire.

    Comet III aircraft on tarmac. SV nose of Comet. SV jet intakes on wing. SV Comet on tarmac. CU test pilot John Cunningham, pan to co-pilot Peter Bugge. GV Comet, surrounded by technicians. SV De Havilland workers watching. GV Comet taxiing, watched by workers. SV workers watching. SV pan, Comet takes off, rises fast. AS workers looking up. Air to air, Comet in flight (2 shots). SCU nose and wings. SV Comet in flight.

    (Lav.) (Orig.H.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    174.22
    Media URN:
    29620
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:35:00 / 01:46:33:00
    Canister:
    54/56

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