• Short Summary

    VC10 BOAC jet flies over Atlantic to New York - includes great colour shots Manhattan.

  • Description

    This item is in colour.

    Title reads: "BOAC presents the Super VC10".

    New York and Boston, United States of America (USA).

    Various aerial shots Super VC10 passenger jet in flight, en route to New York. Various shots Sir Giles Guthrie, Chairman of BOAC, sitting in the captain's seat in cockpit. M/S air hostess serving meal to passengers. M/S air steward serving caviar and salmon to first class passengers. Aerial view of Atlantic ocean. C/U steward serving. C/U fasten belts and no smoking signs in back of seats. Various shots VC10 landing at Kennedy Airport (JFK Airport). Point of view shot from cockpit as plane taxis. We passengers disembark using new "telescopic exit tube" linking plane to airport buildings. M/S Sir Giles being greeted at plane door by US dignitaries. Various fantastic shots of Manhattan skyline.

    Various shots American passengers boarding VC10 for demonstration flight to Boston. M/S Sir Giles showing passengers outside of the plane before they alight. More shots passengers boarding plane. C/U American policeman. Various shots VC10 taking off. Various shots captain and co-pilot at controls in cockpit. Various shots Sir Giles seated in plane next to Richard Hilary, General Manager of BOAC Western Region. C/U Sir Giles looking at important documents. Sir Giles points out improved seating arrangements to passengers. Great aerial shot VC10 in flight. Aerial view Boston. POV shot from cockpit as plane approaches runway. Various shots of plane landing. Various C/Us people watching landing, including policeman. L/S queue beside grounded plane, they are waiting for tour. Drawing of VC10. Aerial shot VC10 in flight.

    BOAC = British Overseas Airways Corporation.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:58:00 / 01:16:11:00

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