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Other titles:WESTLAND AIRCRAFT FILM COLLECTION [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Footage filmed at the Farnborough Air Show, September 1961.
Description: Reel one: Westland stand inside marquee. Westland Wasp on display. Model of the Fairey Rotodyne. Static line up on airfield including Westland Whirlwinds and Blackburn Beverleys. Bristol Belvedere. Various Whirlwinds demonstrate type's capabilities. Formation of Bristol Sycamores. English Electric Lightnings in the background. Westland Wessex, Belvedere, Whirlwind and Fairey Rotodyne in flight. Wessex in the air towing truck on ground. Formation of Army Whirlwinds.
Reel two: Fairey Rotodyne makes a very low pass. Wessex and Whirlwind in flight. Panning shot of static park. Visible aircraft include a Handley Page Herald, a Lightning, and a Handley Page Victor. Westland Widgeon passes overhead. Whirlwind G-APDY in the static park. Army Whirlwinds carry out mock exercise on airfield. Formation of Beverleys landing and taxiing along runway. Formation of various Westland helicopters. Middle East Airlines de Havilland Comet passenger jet departs from Farnborough.