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.
Rare views of the old Hellenikon airport at Athens, Greece in late 50s. Includes some nice vintage airliners including Lufthansa Viscount, Comets of BEA and Olympic Airways, an Avro York, Olympic DC-3 and more. Also includes some nice footage of aerial views of Athens including Parliament, Athens city center, The Acropolis, and Syntagma.
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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