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    British air achievements celebrated with library footage of different planes including the flying boat 'Caledonia' and shots of the English electric P1 prototype in the air.

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    SLATE INFORMATION: SPEED - BRITAIN'S AIR ACHIEVEMENTS

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    Britain's Air Achievements in terms of speed related over library shots of various planes including the Schneider Trophy which set the pattern for the Hurricane and Spitfire. An Imperial Airways Passenger biplane, The flying boat " Caledonia" is seen over New York, and the jet Canberra...shots of the Gloster Meteor.. with a speed of 616 mph...D.H.110 plane (BRIT) to break the sound barrier with pilot John Derry ...Neville Duke in a Hawker Hunter sets up new record... shots of the Fairey Delta Two, pilot Peter Twiss demonstrates the plane which set up the speed of 1,500 mph, holding a model; shots of the English electric P1 prototype in the air

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    Aviation
    Background: British air achievements celebrated with library footage of different planes including the flying boat 'Caledonia' and shots of the English electric P1 prototype in the air.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA19LKNCNWXRF2CAQBT5SF7YX9R
    Media URN:
    VLVA19LKNCNWXRF2CAQBT5SF7YX9R
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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