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Title:SBAC FLYING DISPLAYS AT FARNBOROUGH 1958 [Main Title]
Film Number:49K 12
Other titles:WESTLAND AIRCRAFT FILM COLLECTION [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Coverage of the 1959 Farnborough air show.
Description: Bloodhound missile, Gaf Jindivik remote drone aircraft, Folland Gnat, Hawker Hunter, Short SC1, Fairey Rotodyne. Flypasts of Gloster Javelins and Hawker Hunters (in formation), Vickers Valiant, Avro Vulcan, Handley Page Victor. Among other aircraft featured are English Electric Canberra, Vickers Viscount 800, Fairey Delta II, Airspeed Ambassador, Blackburn Buccaneer, Fairey Gannet, English Electric Lightning P1, Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer, De Havilland Sea Vixen, De Havilland Comet 4, Hawker Sea Hawk. Valiant aircraft demonstrate air-to-air refuelling. Canberra formation flies past. Formation of Sea Hawks take off, fly past and land. Helicopters include the Bristol 192 Belvedere, Saro Skeeter, Westland Wasp, Westland Widgeon, Westland Wessex, Westland Westminster and the Fairey Rotodyne. Aerobatics are provided by RAF 111 Squadron (Hawker Hunters).
Production Country: GB
Production Details: Westland (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: Colour
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: English
Subtitle language: English
Technical Details: Format: 16mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 500 ft (ca)
Notes: Remarks: end title reads "Firth Brown Special and Alloy Steels for the Aircraft Industry".