This fabulous colour video brings to life flying in the Golden Age of travel.
The video is 30 minutes in length and was produced by Shell one of the leading suppliers of aviation fuel.
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So make a cup of tea or coffee sit back and enjoy some nostalgia!!
Featured are the great piston-engine airliners of the 1950s from Douglas, Lockheed, Boeing, Convair, and British manufacturers such as Vickers.
Air Travel Promo Film & Travelogue – 1957
Film by the Shell Oil Company, via the archives of Robert Hoskins. Propliners galore in this wonderful promo/travelogue from 1957. Lots of great footage of Connies, Strats, Convairs, DC-7s, Britannias, Herons, Viscounts, etc. For educational & non commercial purposes only. Check out our You Tube channel to see hundreds of VINTAGE & RARE airliner videos! http://youtube.com/user/mcdonnell220
Posted by Classic Airliner Videos on Monday, 28 September 2015
Here are pictures of some of the airliners featured. All are colourised by Benoit Vienne.