|Title ID||4034||Collection ID||121|
|Title||Farnborough Air Show|
|Keywords||Aircraft Airports Armed Forces Cultural Events|
|Duration||07 min. 07 sec.|
|Copyright & Access||Copyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details|
Film of the Farnborough Air Show in September 1961 featuring air displays with various planes and helicopters, including a number of prototype aircraft.
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.