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(Studio) 2 Concorde jets leave Paris and London for flights to Dulles Airport to inaugurate passenger service in US. supersonic transport travels at average speed of 1330 m.p.h. Concorde shown in flight. United States gives Concorde 16 mos. to prove it won't destroy the environment.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Dulles International Airport) 1 small plane has to be warned to move away from British Concorde jet. Noise level upon landing registers lower than a Boeing 707. Landing shown. French Concorde lands mins. later. Environmental protesters fighting Concorde flights in US. [British pilot Captain Brian CALVERT - says warned about smaller craft, saw it and had to take no evasive actions.]
REPORTER: Nelson Benton
- Benton, Nelson;
- Cronkite, Walter
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