The Sound Barrier

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The Sound Barrier poster.

Movie (1952)

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.

De Havilland DH106 Comet 1

Registration G-ALYR, c/n 6004. Registred in 1951, withdrawn from use in 1955.

Reg. G-ALYR De Havilland DH106 Comet 1 of BOAC-British Overseas Airways Corporation.
Reg. G-ALYR De Havilland DH106 Comet 1 of BOAC-British Overseas Airways Corporation.

de Havilland DH113 Vampire NF Mk 10

Sound-Barrier DH113-overview.JPG
WP232 is a DH.113 Vampire NF Mk 10 from 25 Squadron of the RAF.

Supermarine Attacker F1

Registration WA485 crashed during flight trials on 5 February 1952, killing pilot Lt. Cdr. R. M. Orr Ewing.

Sound-Barrier Supermarine-Attacker-WA485.JPG

Supermarine 528 Swift

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.

Supermarine 528 Swift.
Supermarine 528 Swift.

De Havilland DH82A Tiger Moth

Registration G-AHRM, c/n 3861.

Reg. G-AHRM De Havilland DH82A Tiger Moth

Handley Page H.P.67 Hastings C1

Handley Page H.P.67 Hastings C1 of the RAF.

Gloster Meteor F3

Sound-Barrier Hastings.JPG

Avro Anson Mk.1

Sound-Barrier Airspeed-Oxford.JPG

Unidentified Aircraft

The model kit hanging looks lke a Bristol Brigand. On the wall, the poster is perhaps the same plane but smoke hidden the tail.
For those who have very good eyes!

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