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    FLYING DEMONSTRATIONS NELLIS AFB GUNNERY RANCE AT INDIAN SPRINGS 45 MILES FROM LAS VEGAS.



    FLY PAST CHINESE NATIONALIST THUNDER TIGER AEROBATIC TEAM IN F86 SABRE JETS.



    U.S.A.F. THUNDERBIRD AEROBATIC TEAM FLYING F100 N.A. SUPER SABRES.



    F102's ROCKET FIRE.



    T.A.C (U.S.A.F) KB SON TANKER (CONVERTED FROM A BOMBER) REFUELS TAC F-100 SUPER SABRES IN FLIGHT. THIS TECHNIQUE USED WHEN TAC DEPLOYED COMPOSITE AIR FORCES TO MIDDLE EAST (LEBANON CRISIS) & FORMOSA LAST YEAR.



    T.A.C C130 LOCKHEED HERCULES TURBO TRANSPORT MAKES A SHORT FIELD LANDING & TAKE OFF. SHOTS OF BASE OPS-(DISPLAY CONTROL TOWER) & VARIOUS CROWD SHOTS.



    T.A.C RB66 DOUGLAS RECONNAISSANCE A/C SHOT OF FLASH BOMBS AT HIGH LEVEL (USED FOR NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY) LEAVING WHITE PUFFY SMOKE IN SKY.



    SAC BORING B47 MAKE FLY BY FROM MOUNTAIN HOME AFB, IDAHO.



    SAC STRATO TANKER REFUELS A SAC 352 BOMBER.



    ITALIAN AIR FORCE AEROBATIC TEAM FLYING F84F THUNDERSTREAMS.



    RAF VULCAN FLY BY.



    BLUE ANGEL (U.S. NAVY) AEROBATIC TEAM FLYING.



    GRUMMAN F111FS.



    CUT AWAY SHOTS.



    SIGN INDIAN SPRINGS.



    MOVING SHOT ON DESERT ROAD THRU SCRUBLAND TO LAS VEGAS.



    C.U. NELLIS AFB WHERE VULCANS & OTHER AIRCRAFT WERE STATIONED & TOOK OFF FOR INDIAN SPRINGS.



    VULCANS AT NELLIS AFB U.S.A.F GUARDSON DUTY.



    SHOTS OF CHINESE AIRCRAFT PASSING VULCANS.



    SHOTS OF U.S.A.F AIRCRAFT PASSING VULCANS.



    RAF SERVICING TEAM PREPARE AIRCRAFT.



    RAF JUNIOR TECHNICIAN GEORGE CLEUAH. REMOVING COVERS FROM VULCAN ENGINE INTAKES.



    L.S CONVENTION CENTRE LAS VEGAS WORLD CONGRESS OF FLIGHT.



    MS CONVENTION CENTRE LAS VEGAS WORLD CONGRESS OF FLIGHT.



    L.S EXHIBITION SITE MISSILE PADS.



    M.S. PAN FROM CONVAIR S/RANGE MISSILE TO THOR IN LUNCHING POSITION.



    ANGLE SHOT NOSE OF ATLAS MISSILE



    ARMY MEDIAN RANGE ROCKETS ON FIRING TRAILER.



    PEOPLE ENTERING SPECIAL ENTRANCE IN ATLAS BASE.



    WOMAN ENTERING THOR DOOR.



    SIGN IN SIDE ROCKET.



    X15 SPACE CRAFT BY NORTH AMERICAN NATION.



    C.U. X15 COCKPIT.



    M.S. X15 NOSE SECT WITH ARMY IN ROYAL FLYING CORPS UNIFORM.



    1914 GERMAN PFALZ DIZ MONOPLANE.



    WORLD WAR I CAMEL ALSO WITH ATLAS & THOR IN BC



    NORTH AMERICAN AIR DEFENCE PERSONNEL INSPECTING MISSILE.



    INTERIOR CONGRESS HALL. DOUGLAS STAND IN F.G. ROLLS ROYCE IN BC.



    AERO COMMANDER 7 PLACE EXECUTIVE A/CRAFT ON SHOW IN MAIN STREET OF LAS VEGAS. (ROHDIS CALLED THE STRIP BECAUSE OF ITS STRAIGHTNESS,PERHAPS MEANING STIPPING THE CUSTOMERS DURING GAMBLING OPERATIONS.



    G.V. MC CARRAN A/FIELD WHERE CIVIL A/CRAFT WERE ON DISPLAY.



    GENERAL SHOTS OF CROWD AT AIRFIELD.



    LOCKHEED CONSTELLATION (USAF) WITH RADAR DOME ON TOP OF FUSELAGE.



    COMET II ON SHOW. BEING TOWED INTO POSITION.



    U.S.A.F. B-52 WITH SPECIAL FLYING LAID OUT ON DISPLAY.



    RAF VULCAN CREW WALK AROUND AIRCRAFT.



    CONVAIR 880 JUST OFF ASSEMBLY LINES AT CONVAIR (A DIVISION OF GENERAL DYNAMICS CORPORATION.) SHOT THRU WINGS SIGHT SEERS BOARD RAF COMET II SHOWED GREAT INTEREST.



    "CANADIAR CONVAIR 550 (CANADIAN) WITH NAPIERELAND TURBO PROP ENGINES (BRITISH)



    FAIRCHILD F 27 (BASE ON "FOKKER FRIENDSHIP", DUTCH ORIGINAL) NOW BUILT IN U.S.A. UNDER LICENCE. (USING TURBO PROPS.)




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    Film ID:
    VLVA3PXOQ4ULRD22JLB5UQ9G97VTM
    Media URN:
    VLVA3PXOQ4ULRD22JLB5UQ9G97VTM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/04/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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