• Short Summary

    First pictures of the new British Jet aircraft Vampire in flight.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "VAMPIRE - WORLD'S FASTEST".

    Location unknown.

    New Britain's jet aircraft 'Vampire' standing in airfield. Rudder of the Vampire. Close up shot of the Vampire with test pilot Geoffrey de Havilland in cockpit. Close up shot of the jet and the double fuselage of the Vampire. Close up shot of the jet of the Vampire. Vampire taxiing away. Very good shots of Vampire taking off, in flight and manoeuvring. RAF Officers watching the plane in flight. More shots of the Vampire manoeuvring.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1165.03
    Media URN:
    40260
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:04:00 / 01:10:29:00
    Canister:
    45/77

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    Aircraft featured here is a de Havilland DH.100 Vampire, Serial Number TG-278.

  2. Resolution Man says

    ....the 1/72nd. hanging from my ceiling is TG297.......Vampires are super....I grew up with them.....

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