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    US Navy's new jet plane the Douglas Skystreak breaks the flight speed record at 650 miles per hour

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    AEROPLAnes AMERICAN New American Jet-plane-The Douglas "Skystreak" new record breaker at 650 miles per hour

    COBB, John Carrying out final tests in his Railton-Special on the Utah Salt Flats. Shots of the car in test run at 334 miles P.H.

    JET-PROPELLED PLANES New American jet-plane the Douglas "Skystreak" having been flown at 640 and later at 650 miles per hour

    RAILTON-SPECIAL Carry out final tests on the Utah Salt Flats. Shots of the car in Test Run

    SALT-FLATS, UTAH Shots of John Cobb in the Railton-Special during trial run on the flats. Good shots of the car going along flats

    "SKYSTREAK" (The Douglas jet U.S.) The new record breaker @ 650 m.p.h.

    Personalities - Records

    postwar, peacetime, aviation, aeronautics. flight, aircraft, aeroplane, United States Navy, Marine Corps,
    Background: US Navy's new jet plane the Douglas Skystreak breaks the flight speed record at 650 miles per hour

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    Film ID:
    VLVACCNJSKXKSGJLDUJ9AATS6RVGA
    Media URN:
    VLVACCNJSKXKSGJLDUJ9AATS6RVGA
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/09/1947
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:29:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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