• Short Summary

    THE FIRST FRENCH-BUILT PARTS FOR THE BRITISH-BUILT PROTOTYPE OF THE CONCORD SUPERSONIC AIRLINER ARE ON THEIR WAY TO BRITAIN.

  • Description

    1.
    MV LONG LORRY WITH CONCORD PARTS LEAVES WORKS
    0.16

    2.
    MV LORRY INTO AND PASSING CAMERA
    0.30

    3.
    MV SIGN-POST
    0.32

    4.
    LV TWO LORRIES PASS CAMERA
    0.52



    Initials JRG/VS/BHH/SGM



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE FIRST FRENCH-BUILT PARTS FOR THE BRITISH-BUILT PROTOTYPE OF THE CONCORD SUPERSONIC AIRLINER ARE ON THEIR WAY TO BRITAIN.

    THEY LEFT TODAY (TUESDAY) ON TWO GIANT LORRIES FROM THE SUD AVIATION WORKS AT TOULOUSE IN SOUTHWEST FRANCE AND HEADED FOR LE HAVRE, FOR SHIPPING ACROSS THE CHANNEL. THEY WILL BE THEN TRANSPORTED TO THE BRITISH AIRCRAFT CORPORATION FACTORY AT FILTON NEAR BRISTOL.

    ONE PIECE IS PART OF THE FUSELAGE AND THE OTHER IS PART OF THE WINGS. THEY ARE FOR THE CONCORD 002 WHICH IS THE SECOND PROTOTYPE. OTHER PARTS WILL BE SENT FROM AUD AVIATION'S FACTORY AT ST. NAZAIRE. THE BRITISH-BUILT PARTS FOR THE FIRST PROTOTYPE OF CONCORD ARE BEING SENT OVER TO FRANCE AT THE END OF THE MONTH. THE FIRST TO GO WILL BE THE FUSELAGE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4QROZVC70QWT2CEKZ5GB8MQ6J
    Media URN:
    VLVA4QROZVC70QWT2CEKZ5GB8MQ6J
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/08/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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