Classic Wings – BAC 1-11 Part 1
Using expertly restored colour cine film from BAE Systems’ archives, and with authentic sound throughout, this DVD tells the story of the BAC 1-11’s early sales success.
Construction, flight testing, route proving, first flights, sales tours -they’re all in this fascinating programme covering that exciting period from 1963 to 1967; when, as the world’s first short-haul jetliner, the BAC 1-11 broke into the all-important US market.
Construction, rollout and first flight of the prototype
American, Braniff and Mohawk 1-11s at work in the USA
British United’s route proving and inaugural 1-11 service
British Eagle 1-11s in service and at the Farnborough Air Show
TACA 1-11s at work in Central America
Flight testing Philippines Airlines and LANICA 1-11s
Aer Lingus 1-11s on delivery and in service
Testing and delivery of Channel Airways first 1-11
Air to air with a Laker 1-11
Also included are some of the other airliners seen on the 1-11’s world tour. Examples are in the photo gallery
Don’t miss the rest of the One-Eleven story in Classic Wings BAC One-Eleven Part 2
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