• Short Summary

    FOREIGN BUYERS AND AVIATION SPECIALISTS VISITED THE FILTON, BRISTOL, WORKS OF THE BRITISH AIRCRAFT CORPORATION YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) TO SEE WORK ON THE ANGLO-FRENCH CONCORDE, THE WORLD'S FIRST SUPERSONIC JET AIRLINER.

  • Description

    1.
    CU SIGN CONCORDE FLYING
    0.06

    2.
    MLV MOCK-UP LOW ANGLE NOSE DIPPING
    0.09

    3.
    CU NOSE PAN DOWN TO SHOW POINT
    0.17

    4.
    MV CUSTOMERS LOOK AT NOSE CONE ZOOM OUT TO SHOW WHOLE OF MOCK-UP
    0.26

    5.
    MV JAPANESE CUSTOMERS
    0.29

    6.
    LV INTAKE OF CONCORDE ENGINE
    0.33

    7.
    LV VISITORS EXAMINE ENGINE
    0.40

    8.
    MV DITTO
    0.45

    9.
    MV DITTO DIFFERENT ANGLE
    0.50

    10.
    CU DITTO
    0.55

    11.
    LV CUSTOMERS VIEW ENGINE
    0.58



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    Background: FOREIGN BUYERS AND AVIATION SPECIALISTS VISITED THE FILTON, BRISTOL, WORKS OF THE BRITISH AIRCRAFT CORPORATION YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) TO SEE WORK ON THE ANGLO-FRENCH CONCORDE, THE WORLD'S FIRST SUPERSONIC JET AIRLINER.

    THE BRISTOL WORKS IS BUILDING THE FORWARD FUSELAGE, ENGINES AND RUDDER. THEY WILL FORM PART OF THE SECOND PROTOTYPE OF THE CONCORDE 002 WHICH IS DUE TO TAKE TO THE AIR IN APRIL 1968. THE FIRST PROTOTYPE 001 IS BEING BUILT AT TOULOUSE IN FRANCE.

    CONCORDE DEVELOPMENT COSTS FOR BOTH HAVE NOW RISEN TO GBP500 MILLION. THIS COMPARES WITH THE ORIGINAL ESTIMATE IN 1962 OF BETWEEN GBP150 MILLION AND GBP150 MILLION AND GBP170 MILLION.

    THE LOCKHEED AIRCRAFT CORPORATION OF THE UNITED STATES FORCASTS A FUTURE WORLD DEMAND FOR OVER 300 CONCORDES - TO LIVE SIDE BY SIDE WITH AROUND 900 LARGER AND FASTER AMERICAN SUPERSONIC GIANTS.

    THE ESTIMATE WAS GIVEN BY LOCKHEED'S EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT CARL KOTCHIAN WHO WAS IN LONDON LAST MONTH TO BRIEF THE BRITISH OVERSEAS AIRWAYS CORPORATION ON ITS DOUBLE DELTA SUPERSONIC DESIGN NOW ENTERED IN THE AMERICAN SST (SUPERSONIC TRANSPORTS) DESIGN COMPETITION. BOEING HAVE ENTERED A VARIABLE GEOMETRY DESIGN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACWIG70LGXV9YDK6BQJ7CN15V7
    Media URN:
    VLVACWIG70LGXV9YDK6BQJ7CN15V7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/11/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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