the Friendship (c.1958), 13 min, colour.
promotional film for the new F.27 Friendship with lots of good
flying showing the capability of the aircraft.
Boeing 727 VH-RMZ Bogged at Avalon
(c.late 1960s), 10 min, colour.
footage of Ansett Boeing 727 VH-RMZ at Avalon after getting nose-wheel
bogged. Raw camera footage, but rare, with plenty of blokes in
coats and Ansett engineers to identify. Added bonus is the odd
Mirage taxying past.
Wonder Jet (1950), 18 min
story of the development of the gas turbine. A really good period
piece with lots of footage of early jets flying. Features interviews
with test pilots John Cunningham and John Derry. Sir Frank Whittle
stars in a re-enactment of an early test house explosion.