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God of fire from Chadderton

Title
God of fire from Chadderton
Genre
Interview; Documentary
TX Date
5 Jun 1982
Year of production
1982
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Duration
00:06:34
Description
God of Fire from Chadderton. The first six minutes only of a documentary, presented by Tim Grundy, on the creation of the AVRO Vulcan bomber. Looks at the beginning of AVRO, how they made the Vulcan, and its iconic shape. Alf Suet(?) was experimental manager at the time of design and he talks about the idea; Jack Bolton begins to talk about building the Vulcan before the audio cuts out.
Further information
Only first 6 minutes of programme.
Contributors
Tim Grundy; Alf Suet(?); Jack Bolton
Keywords
Military aircraft; Aeroplanes; Aviation; AVRO; Fixed wing aircraft; Aerospace engineering; Vulcan

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