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Speed Record / SR-71 #478730

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 01, 1974
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(Studio) United States reconnaissance plane flies from New York to England in less 2 hrs. and lands at international air show. Beat trans-Atlantic military aviation record and commercial aviation record.
REPORTER: Ford Rowan

(Farnborough, England) United States super spy plane, SR-71, was star of show. Has been flying and spying for 10 years Speed was 30 mile per minute Pilots were Major Jim Sullivan and Major Noel Widdifield. [Senator John TOWER - commends pilots for speed record.] Ford telephones men to congratulate them.
REPORTER: Liz Trotta

Rowan, Ford;
Trotta, Liz

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