Special christening for new Hawker Siddeley aircraft - Trident Two.
No title. Trident 2 named - special christening ceremony on delivery of 15 Tridents to BEA (British European Airways).
Interior of aircraft hangar showing Hawker Siddeley Trident Two passenger airliner waiting for naming ceremony. M/S nose of Trident, pan along fuselage. C/U side of fuselage looking towards tail. M/S of the tail section.
M/S of the VIPs assembled on dais for christening ceremony, in the foreground the nose of the Trident. M/S VIPs on the dais showing Sir Anthony Milward (BEA Chairman) speaking. Rear view of the guests, showing the Trident in front of them. C/U famous test pilot, "Cats Eyes" Cunningham at ceremony. M/S VIPs on dais; Sir Milward sits and Sir Harry Broadhurst (Deputy Managing Director and Chief Executive of Hawker Siddeley Aviation) starts to speak. M/S worker in overalls. L/S Lady Milward and Sir Harry Broadhurst on the steps by nose of the plane about to christen. C/U Lady Milward with Sir Broadhurst. Lady Milward tips cider over nose of the plane from a silver chalice. M/S of the Trident in the hangar.
Sir Harry Broadhurst also known as Air Marshal Broadhurst, commander-in-chief Bomber Command.