This short film from the mid 1950s explains British aviation missteps including the Saunders Roe Princess Flying Boat, Bristol Brabazon and SR-177. It also shows the Vickers Viscount, Bristol Britannia and Comet airliners.
RAF Air Head, an Air Ministry Film showing de Havilland Comet, Blackburn Beverleys, Bristol Commodores, Britannia Pioneer 'Twin Pins', and Westland Whirlwind Helicopters at El-Adem Libya in the 1950s .
RAF Air Head
RAF in Africa and the Middle East during the cold war
This short clip from the Beulah footage library shot from the open viewing area on to of the Queens Building shows BEA Viscount ( still in pre 1959 livery),a Sabena Douglas DC6 and a BOAC Bristol Britannia.
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