"Lightnings" For RAF 1961

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    "Lightnings" for RAF at the De Havilland production base in Coltishall, Norfolk.

    L/S The 12 Lightnings lined up on the tarmac at Coltishall. L/S from air, the aircraft. M/S The pilots walking out of building in flying kit into camera. M/S as the pilots walks away from camera towards their aircraft. M/S One of the aircraft as the pilot walks forward and climbs the steps into the cockpit. L/S Elevated the 12 aircraft. C/U Men fitting a firestreak rocket to one of the aircraft C/U Pan. ditto. L/S a line of aircraft as one taxis by. M/S The aircraft taxing. L/S Pan as three of the Lightnings take off and go past camera.

    L/S Another three Lightnings taking off. camera pans with them. C/U Airmen with movie camera. L/S Ground to air: the squadron flying over head in formation. L/S air to air Squadron flying in formation. M/S Air to air ditto. M/S air to air the squadron as the plane in which the camera is, climbs above the Squadron.

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    British Pathé
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    01:28:34:00 / 01:30:10:00
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