The Man in the Sky

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Movie (1956)
As known as : Decision Against Time
French title : Flammes dans le ciel

Starring:
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.

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak & Northrop F-89A Scorpion

Desk models : the F-84 near the window and the F-89 on the desk.

TMinTS F-94-F-84.jpg


Bristol 170 Mk 21 Freighter

Reg. G-AIFV c/n 12781. Slighty damaged during the filming, the aircraft was repaired and flew with Silver City Airways until 1962.

TMinTS B170-FV.jpg
TMinTS B170-cargo.jpg
TMinTS B170 passengers.jpg
TMinTS B170 G-AIFV.jpg
TMinTS B170-Fly.jpg

Miles M.38 Messenger 2A & De Havilland DH-89A Dragon Rapide

TMinTS M38-DH89.jpg

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