• Short Summary

    The 86 D Sabre jet plane sets new speed record of 700 mph. Salton Sea, California. USA.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title - 'Jet sets new speed record - 700 mph'.

    Salton Sea, California. United States of America (USA).

    CU pilot Captain J Slade Nash in cockpit of 86 D Sabre. MS Sabre taxiing out. Various shots as it takes off. LS's pan jet flying over airfield. CU's timekeeper watching. LS jet making record run.

    Cataloguer's note: American commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2636.26
    Media URN:
    78522
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:19:00 / 01:37:00:00
    Canister:
    UN 2485 D

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    Nash's aircraft is a North American F-86D Sabre.

    The speed record reported here was set on 19 November 1946.

  2. jamied says

    CORRECTION: The date in my last comment should have read 19 November 1952.

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