The Man in the Sky
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As known as : Decision Against Time
French title : Flammes dans le ciel
Jack Hawkins (John Mitchell)
Elizabeth Sellars (Mary Mitchell)
Walter Fitzgerald (Reginald Conway)
John Stratton (Peter Hook)
John Mitchell takes the only prototype of a new aeroplane for a flight, with Ashmore -a potential customer- and several others aboard. During testing, one engine catches fire. Ashmore and the others parachute to safety. But a neighbor warns his wife Mary Mitchell who runs to the airfield.
Desk models : the F-84 near the window and the F-89 on the desk.
Reg. G-AIFV c/n 12781. Slighty damaged during the filming, the aircraft was repaired and flew with Silver City Airways until 1962.