Superstock offers millions of photos, videos, and stock assets to creatives around the world. This image of Collected Climbing Records. Wearing an ordinary lounge suit and regulation flying helmet, Flight- Lieutenant R.B. ("Tom") Prickett, 29-year-old test pilot is pictured before stepping into the plane behind him - the Hawker Siddeley Sapphire Meteor twin jet aircraft in which he collected four world records for Britain. Flying from the aerodrome here the aircraft climbed to 39,600 feet, or nearly seven and & half miles, in three minutes seven seconds. Other records scooped up by the Meteor were 9,8 by Sydney Morning Herald / SMH is available for licensing today.
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Credit: Sydney Morning Herald / SMH
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