• Short Summary

    Pilots of 101 Squadron begin training on twin-engine Canberra aeroplanes, which rely on great speed and height to avoid detection and can bomb from nine miles in the air

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Canberras Join Bomber Command

    ENGLAND: Lincolnshire:
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    AEROPLANES RAF ETC ETC DCanberras put into service with RAF at Binbrook in Lincs. Good shots on tarmac.. pilots receive briefing,, climb in planes.. taxi to take off.. Good formations etc etc CU's et

    CANBERRA English Electric Canberra put into service with RAF.. at Binbrook shots lined up on tarmac.. pilots receive instructions.. climb into planes and taxi to take off.. good shots in flight formations and CU's etc

    JET PROPELLED PLANES. Canberras put in RAF service.. at Binbrook.. on tarmac CU's pilots board planes and taxi to take off.. shots in flight, formations, etc CU's etc

    Airforce - Active

    English Electric Canberra is a first-generation jet-powered light bomber, tactical bombing, photographic, electronics, and meteorological reconnaissance, RAF Bomber Command, Royal Air Force
    Background: Pilots of 101 Squadron begin training on twin-engine Canberra aeroplanes, which rely on great speed and height to avoid detection and can bomb from nine miles in the air

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5XXSML2IUZCNPZ94F6I8M5HS5
    Media URN:
    VLVA5XXSML2IUZCNPZ94F6I8M5HS5
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1952
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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