The Sound Barrier
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Ralph Richardson (John Ridgefield)
Ann Todd (Susan Garthwaite)
Nigel Patrick (Tony Garthwaite)
John Justin (Philip Peel )
In echo to the De Havilland's family disaster, this movie tells the fight against this sound barrier which costed lifes as like as flying takes its tool.
Registration G-ALYR, c/n 6004. Registred in 1951, withdrawn from use in 1955.
Registration WA485 crashed during flight trials on 5 February 1952, killing pilot Lt. Cdr. R. M. Orr Ewing.
Acting as a prototype of a new jet baptised Prometheus.
VV119 is in reality the second prototype of the Supermarine Swift.
Same aircraft in other movies at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft.
Registration G-AHRM, c/n 3861.