• Short Summary

    A SUCCESSFUL MAIDEN FLIGHT TONIGHT (TUESDAY) NEAR BOURNEMOUTH FOR THE NEW BRITISH JET AIRLINER, THE BAC ONE ELEVEN.

  • Description

    1.
    LV CROWD LOOK AT PLANE
    0.06

    2.
    SV ENGINES
    0.10

    3.
    SV PEOPLE UNDER WING
    0.12

    4.
    CU WHEELS
    0.15

    5.
    SV MAN LOOKS THROUGH BINOCULARS
    0.18

    6.
    LV PLANE TAXIS
    0.25

    7.
    LV PLANE DOWN RUNWAY
    0.47

    8.
    LV PLANE LANDS
    1.13

    9.
    SV REAR V. OF PLANE TAXI-ING
    1.12

    10.
    SV PILOT LEAVES PLANE
    1.17



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A SUCCESSFUL MAIDEN FLIGHT TONIGHT (TUESDAY) NEAR BOURNEMOUTH FOR THE NEW BRITISH JET AIRLINER, THE BAC ONE ELEVEN.

    THE BAC ONE ELEVEN IS A SHORT HAUL AIRCRAFT WITH TAIL MOUNTED JET ENGINES. IT WILL CARRY 70 PASSENGERS AT 550 MPH (880 KPH) AND HAS A RANGE UP TO ABOUT 1,000 MILES (1,600 KMS).

    THE MAIDEN FLIGHT WAS DELAYED WHILE MECHANICS CORRECTED A LAST MINUTE FAULT IN THE BRAKE UNIT. THEN, AFTER TWO FAST RUNS AT HURN AIRPORT IT TOOK OFF FOR 30 MINUTES APPARENTLY PERFECT FLIGHT.

    THE BAC ONE ELEVEN WAS PROVED A MONEY SPINNER BEFORE IT LEFT THE GROUND. SIXTY OF THEM WERE SOLD STRAIGHT OFF THE DRAWING BOARD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAZJH5NZU4MYUJZ7ZFRYF8BIA1
    Media URN:
    VLVAAZJH5NZU4MYUJZ7ZFRYF8BIA1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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