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Title:TSR 2 TAXI, TAKE OFF AND LANDING [Main Title]
Film Number:DEC 7
Summary:Runway trials and the first test flight at Boscombe Down, Wiltshire, for the TSR.2, a low-level supersonic strike aircraft built by the British Aircraft Corporation for service with the Royal Air Force, in September 1964.
Description:START 10:0:00 The BAC TSR.2 prototype, XR219, during taxiing trials at the Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment, Boscombe Down, on 7th September 1964. Camera #1: film shot at normal speed shows the aircraft, in its all white anti-flash paint scheme common to all RAF nuclear strike aircraft at this time, heading down the runway at take off speed. At 10:00:08 its nose wheel lifts off the runway but three seconds later it drops down again and the TSR.2 continues down the runway. A large shed in the foreground obstructs the view before the aircraft comes to a stop.