• Short Summary

    Construction activity at Toulouse, France, as the Concorde, world's first supersonic Clipper takes final shape.?

  • Description


    ASSEMBLY OF PLANE



    EXTERIOR: FUSELAGE
    0.17


    SECTION ON TRUCK



    NOSE JOINED TO FUSELAGE



    PAN FUSELAGE AND WING



    FRONT VIEW
    0.33


    MS WING



    LS FROM REAR
    0.46



    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Construction activity at Toulouse, France, as the Concorde, world's first supersonic Clipper takes final shape. Two aircraft, being built jointly and simultaneously by Sud Aviation of France and British Aircraft Corporation, are scheduled to roll out in November 1967 and fly for the first time in February 1968.

    Pan American placed the first and largest order, and, will be the first American flag carrier to routinely fly supersonic Clippers at 1450 miles per hour.

    Capacity, 124, but passengers will have to wait until 1971 then, from New York, it will be London in less than 3 hours, Caracas, in 2 hours. From Los Angeles to Hawaii 2 1/2 hours, as Pan Am Clippers go supersonic with the Concorde.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4B33Q83EGB7X92JW5Y0HLITH0
    Media URN:
    VLVA4B33Q83EGB7X92JW5Y0HLITH0
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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