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The Farnborough Show


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
4 Sep 1958
Date submitted
5 Sep 1958
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1The Cowal Games
  2. 2The Farnborough Show


Story No. within this Issue
2 / 2
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: The Farnborough Show. DESCRIPTION: It is Farnborough time again: the Society of British Aircraft Constructors’ nineteenth annual display. Held at the Royal Aircraft Establishment’s airfield in Hampshire, all the latest and best British aviation is on show. A total of 361 firms are concerned in this world-famous exhibition, but of-course chief interest is focussed on the planes themselves. SHOTLIST: KS. GV Vulcan in flight. Aerial static display. Trucking shot same. CU notice Victor. CU Victor. CU notice Scorpion Canberra. CU Scorpion Canberra. CU notice Viscount. LS Viscount. CU notice Fairey Rotodyne. MS Fairey Rotodyne. CU notice Bristol 192. LS Bristol 192. CU notice SCI. MS SCI. CU notice Skeeter. CU Skeeter with German markings. CU notice Auster Aiglet. MS Aiglet with Persian markings. MS air to air Gannet with one engine stopped. MS Hawker Hunter 6 air to air. CU pilot. CU rockets. MS Hunter air to air. MS Gloster Javelin. MS rockets. MS Canberra air to air. MS P1. MS Vickers flies past. MS Vulcan. GV Hunter display. Aerial shot of guided missile park. CU notice Bloodhound. CU Bloodhound. MS Westland Westminster helicopter. Westland Wessex. Fairey Ultra light helicopter. Fairey Rotodyne. GV Westminster, Wessex, Whirlwind and Widsen. MS Comet 3B. MS Viscount. MS Hunting President. MS Comet 4. FARNBOROUGH SHOW - CARD 74870 Cut story - Various aircraft take part as follows: Saunders-Roe Skeeters. Auster Aiglets. Fairey Gannet AEW. Hawker Hunter 6. Gloster Javelins. Javelin 7. Canberra. Lightning P1 Handley Page Victor. Avro Vulcan. Guided missiles - Bristol Bloodhound. Helicopters - Westland Westminster, Westland Wessex. Fairey Ultra-Light. Fairey Rotodyne. Passenger planes - Comet III. Vickers Viscount. Hunter - ‘President. Comet IV. There are ground shots, air to air shots taken from planes and helicopters.
Displays; Weapons; Aviation; Military; Cameramen; Exhibitions and shows; Newsreels
England; Farnborough; Hampshire
Card file number
David W. Samuelson
Leslie Mitchell
Norman Fisher
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