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Brian Hayes at Heathrow for Concorde inaugural flight

Title
Brian Hayes at Heathrow for Concorde inaugural flight
Genre
News report; Interview; News bulletin; Advertisement
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1976
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Duration
01:02:38
Description
Brian Hayes Show from the Tavern in the Sky at Heathrow Airport, on the day of Concorde’s inaugural flight to Bahrain. Interviews with Andrew Wilson, associate editor of the Observer and critic of Concorde; pre-recorded interview with Douglas Bader, ace pilot; reports from Christopher Hourmouzious on the roof at Heathrow including live coverage up to 2 minutes before actual take-off; interviews with Prince Edward, Duke of Kent as he waits to board; Sir Peter Masefield; Michael Hogan, whose company brought in large-screen TV to Heathrow; John Cochrane, test pilot; Tom Orpin, technical director of BA. Includes news bulletins read by Douglas Cameron, with speech on Concorde by minister Peter Shore and Ian Rufus report on mine accident, traffic news with Norman Baxter of the AA, weather, stocks and shares and commercial breaks.
Contributors
Brian Hayes; Peter Shore; Peter Masefield; Ian Rufus; Douglas Cameron; Duke of Kent; Andrew Wilson; Douglas Bader; Michael Hogan; Tom Orpin; Christopher Hourmouzious; John Cochrane
Keywords
Heathrow Airport; France; Pilots; Environment; Noise pollution; Supersonic aeroplanes; Concorde

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