The Royal Airforce College Cranwell 1961

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    Reel two,

    LS Glider comes in to land, two cadets run forward to catch the wings and remove the cockpit cover. Cadet activities are shown, horse riding, Art classes, jazz band. In a classroom the cadets are finishing an exam, they exit the room. LS tarmac at Lyneham, a group of cadets walk past Britannia and Comet aircraft. They watch as a jeep drives into a Beverley Transport. LS of Comet taking off. A Lightning fighter taxis towards the runway, Great shots of the Lightning's in flight Air to Air. The cadets look on as a crew scrambles aboard three Vulcan Bombers. Chocks away and the Vulcans move forward. The cadets watch as the planes take off. Air to Air of the Vulcans in flight.
    On the College stage the Commandant presents Navigator's insignia to Ellis, and Pilot's Wings to Howard. LS parade ground, cadets are all lined up. Cadets leave the ranks and halt in front of a dais. The Queen presents the Sword of Honour to a cadet. Officers and their wives watch the passing out presentation. A second cadet marches forward to receive Medal of Honour. Cadets lined up on the parade ground in front of the college. An arrow formation of Javelins fly past.

    End Credits: Photography Bill Jordan, Sound George Newbury, Editor Sid Stone, Music Philip Green, Producer Terry Ashwood, Director Eric Fullilove.
    A COI film for the Air Ministry.

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    Cataloguer:
    Mike
    Stock:
    Colour
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    74512
    Sort Number:
    DOCS
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:10:00 / 01:07:08:00
    Canister:
    DOCS
    Film ID:
    2263.01
    Issue Date:
    1961
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