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Neville Duke, Littlehampton, Sussex, 727.63mph

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Test pilot Neville Duke in the cockpit of a Hawker Hunter jet fighter for an attempt on the World's airspeed record. On 7 September 1953, flying the all-red Hunter WB188, he set a new world absolute air speed record of 727.63mph over Littlehampton, Sussex. September 1953 D5417-002

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Color Black & White
Keywords 1950s,Aviation ,Aircraft ,Military,Adventure
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Year 1953
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