• Short Summary

    The de Havilland Comet returns from its record-breaking round trip flight from London to Libya and back, 2,980 miles in six hours and 38 minutes

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Record Flight of Britain's Jet Air-Liner

    ENGLAND: London: London Airport:
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    JOHN CUNNINGHAM - R.A.F. War-time Zce Returns to London air-port in the de Havilland Comet, the first all jet air liner, from Libya, climbs out of plane, speaks to crowd,

    JET PROPELLED PLANES. Shots of John Cunningham landing the de Havilland Comet at London Air-port, after record flight to Libya, in the first all jet air liner.

    LONDON AIRPORT. John Cunningham lands the de Havilland Comet at London after record flight to Libya, shots of him getting out of plane....speaks to crowd.

    Aviation

    Group Captain John "Cat's Eyes" Cunningham, British Royal Air Force, peacetime, fighter pilot, aeroplane, aircraft
    Background: The de Havilland Comet returns from its record-breaking round trip flight from London to Libya and back, 2,980 miles in six hours and 38 minutes

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4SFYPKDNMQUOYBBWTRX4AT6GR
    Media URN:
    VLVA4SFYPKDNMQUOYBBWTRX4AT6GR
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/10/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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