• Short Summary

    World's first four-jet airliner, the de Havilland Comet, takes off for the first time

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Jet Airliner Makes Her Maiden Flight

    ENGLAND: Hatfield: Hertfordshire: Hatfield Aerodrome:
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    COMET - DE HAVILLAND JET AIRLINER De Havilland "Comet" first public pre-view. Seen on runway dwarfing a D.H. 108. John Cunningham takes her up for firs trials. Seen taxi-ing and taking off. Pilot seen getting out after flight


    JOHN CUNNINGHAM - R.A.F. War-time Zce Seen taking the new De Havilland "Comet" jet airliner for first trials in taxi-ing and flight. Getting out of cockpit after flight


    de HAVILLAND De Havilland "Comet" airliner first public pre-view. Seen standing on runway besides D.H.108. Comet taken on taxiing trials by John Cunningham. Seen in the air


    JET PROPELLED PLANES De Havilland "Comet" going for first trials in taxi-ing and flight. Taken up by John Cunningham. Seen standing on runway dwarfing a D.H. L08


    Aviation

    test pilot, commercial, taking off, fly, takeoff, land, landing, plane, aeroplane
    Background: World's first four-jet airliner, the de Havilland Comet, takes off for the first time

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEV43NFMXRP4XXYOK6AGMTC8RI
    Media URN:
    VLVAEV43NFMXRP4XXYOK6AGMTC8RI
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/07/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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