• Short Summary

    WITH THE BREAK-UP OF THE CENTRAL AFRICAN FEDERATION DUE AT THE END OF THIS MONTH, THE ROYAL RHODESIAN AIR FORCE, STAGED A CEREMONIAL PARADE YESTERDAY, (TUESDAY), TO SAY "GOOD-BYE" TO THE FEDERAL PRIME MINISTER, SIR ROY WELENSKY.

  • Description

    1.
    LV WELENSKY ARRIVES IN CAR.
    0.11

    2.
    MV INSPECTING GUARD-OR-HONOUR (2 SHOTS).
    0.25

    3.
    MV WELENSKY DECORATES AIR FORCE OFFICER.
    0.35

    4.
    LV CROWD.
    0.37

    5.
    MV OFFICERS PRESENT WELENSKY WITH DESK AND CHAIR (2 SHOTS).
    0.49

    6.
    MV PRIME MINISTER WHITEHEAD OF SOUTHERN RHODESIA.
    0.52

    7.
    CU WELENSKY SPEAKING.
    0.56

    8.
    LV CROWD.
    1.05

    9.
    LV OFFICERS AND MEN CHEERING.
    1.13



    Initials DS/S/BHH/GH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: WITH THE BREAK-UP OF THE CENTRAL AFRICAN FEDERATION DUE AT THE END OF THIS MONTH, THE ROYAL RHODESIAN AIR FORCE, STAGED A CEREMONIAL PARADE YESTERDAY, (TUESDAY), TO SAY "GOOD-BYE" TO THE FEDERAL PRIME MINISTER, SIR ROY WELENSKY.

    HEAVY RAIN OVER THE NEW SARUM AIR BASE WASHED OUT A MASSED DLY-PAST, AND A TOKEN FORCE WAS DRAWN UP IN A HANGAR FOR A REVIEW BY THE PRIME MINISTER.LATER, THE CHIEF OF THE AIR STAFF, AND AIR VICE-MARSHAL BENTLEY, PRESENTED SIR ROY WITH A DESK AND CHAIR ON BEHALF OF THE R.R.A.F.

    FROM THE END OF THIS MONTH MOST OF THE STRENGTH OF THE R.R.A.F., WILL REVERT TO THE SOUTHERN RHODESIAN GOVERNMENT; BUT A FEW TRANSPORT PLANES WILL GO TO NORTHERN RHODESIA.

    THE SOUTHERN RHODESIANS ARE EXPECTED TO RETAIN MOST OF THE CANBERRA BOMBERS NOW IN SERVICE AS WELL AS THE HUNTER AND VAMPIRE JET FIGHTERS AND HELICOPTERS AND TRAINERS.SOME OF THE LARGER TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT WILL BE SOLD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA54XMN25UYCKE0Y2XQ9Y60OGPD
    Media URN:
    VLVA54XMN25UYCKE0Y2XQ9Y60OGPD
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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