Film Night at the Airways Museum

Historical aviation films from the Civil Aviation Historical Society's archive will be shown in our first Film Night for 2008 at the Airways Museum.

What day? Friday 9th May, 2007
What time? Museum open from 6.30pm, films start 7.30pm
What films?

Farnborough Looks Forward (1957) B&W 13 min

Lots of spectacular footage of aircraft that became well known such as the Victor, Vulcan, Comet, Scimitar, and P1A and B. Also oddities such as the ATL Accountant, Miles Student and rocket-assisted versions of the Canberra and Saro Skeeter.

Farnborough 1968
(1968) colour 15 min

A decade later and a new range of types such as the Jetstream, Macchi 326, Draken, Harrier and Concorde rollout. This was the first Farnborough show in which foreign aircraft were permitted.

International Star: Paris 1967
(1967) colour 25 min

A Lockheed promotional film looking at the Paris Salon and featuring such types as the F111's first European appearance. Particular focus on helicopters with footage of various Russian, British, French and US types. Some concluding footage in the USA featuring the Lockheed XH51A and AH56A Cheyenne experimental compound helicopters.


How much?

CAHS Members - free

Non-members - entry by gold coin donation

Free tea and coffee provided


Bookings essential: RSVP by email to Phil Vabre or phone (03) 9432 9287

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