• Short Summary

    The Jordanian Air Forces, re-equipped after the set-back it suffered during the June 1967 Arab war with Israel, showed its strength in a rare public display on Friday (February 11).

  • Description


    GV Hawker Hunter jets taxi on runway (2 shots)
    0.10


    SV & CU INT Aircraft pilot & co-pilot at controls (3 shots)
    0.16


    GV Four Hunters taxiing in formation
    0.22


    GV Spectators and press on tarmac
    0.24


    GV Four Hunters fly over in formation
    0.27


    SV Onlookers
    0.30


    GV Four Hunters fly over in formation, and onlookers watch (4 shots)
    0.48


    GV F104 Starfighter flies past
    0.54


    SV Spectators
    0.56


    GV Hunters landing (2 shots)
    1.10



    Initials BB/0015 WLW/BOB/BB/0144



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The Jordanian Air Forces, re-equipped after the set-back it suffered during the June 1967 Arab war with Israel, showed its strength in a rare public display on Friday (February 11). Among the aircraft -- shown formation-flying in this film -- were four British-built Hawker Hunter jet fighter, and a U.S.-built F.104 Starfighter.

    SYNOPSIS: Jordan...and its re-equipped Air Force showed off its new strength in a rare public display on Friday. Among the aircraft were four British-built Hawker Hunter jet fighters, some of the new equipment obtained by the Jordanian Government after its Air Force effort a set-back during the June 1967 Arab-Israeli war.

    Another strike aircraft which took part in the display was a United States-built F104 Starfighter, which took to the air in a dramatic display of manoeuvres shortly before the four Hawker Hunters landed.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAM1UVWZSIIIXXIFVV0PJ4U3W8
    Media URN:
    VLVAAM1UVWZSIIIXXIFVV0PJ4U3W8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/02/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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