Detail

Title ID 4034Collection ID121
TitleFarnborough Air Show
DateSeptember 1961
CollectionJohn Mitchell
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeTransport
KeywordsAircraft Airports Armed Forces Cultural Events
Location
LocalFarnborough
RegionalHampshire
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionJohn P. Mitchell
CameraJohn P. Mitchell
FormatColour Silent
Duration07 min. 07 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

Film of the Farnborough Air Show in September 1961 featuring air displays with various planes and helicopters, including a number of prototype aircraft.

Description

John P Mitchell's film of the 1961 Farnborough Airshow starts with a view of the British prototype balistic missile 'Blue Streak', followed by various planes and helicopters flying over the crowds. The show includes Hawker Hunters, a Bristol Beverley and the twin-rotor Bristol Belvedere. A Victor represents the V-Bomber force and two experimental aircraft, the HP115 delta wing and the Shorts SC1 vertical take-off jet, are flown.

Stills

Farnborough Air Show (1961)