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4,000 Hours

Australia, 1958 (MIFF 1958, Programme 14)

Director: Les Platt

The story of a Vickers Viscount upon its introduction into the passenger carrying flight — including how maintenance is carried out until the aircraft undergoes complete overhaul after having flown 4.000 hours.

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