• Short Summary

    A Hawker Fury plane en route to Karachi breaks the London to Rome speed record.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Aviation news and personalities

    ENGLAND: London:

    AEROPLANES - R.A.F. Hawker "Fury" leaves London airport to crack speed record en route for Karachi to be handed over to Pakistan airforce Neville Duke as pilot of flight that clipped minutes off the run

    Neville Duke Test pilot of Hawker flies a Fury on record-breaking flight to Rome from London before handing machine over to Pakistan airforce

    "Fury" Hawker Leaving London Airport for Karachi and record-making run to Rome. Neville Duke as the pilot who clips minutes off the London-Rome run. Finally, to be handed over to Pakistan air force

    LONDON AIRPORT Hawker "Fury" leaves London Airport to crack London to Rome record. Pilot Neville Duke at the controls, of flight that clips more minutes off London-Rome record
    Background: A Hawker Fury plane en route to Karachi breaks the London to Rome speed record.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEQJNHDD2SL4TJD3QNU9ZX4M6Z
    Media URN:
    VLVAEQJNHDD2SL4TJD3QNU9ZX4M6Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/05/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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