• Short Summary

    The Israeli Air Force made its presence felt yet again this week as Israeli fighters tore across the sky over the Leban???

  • Description

    1.
    GV Israeli Kfir jets fly past
    0.13

    2.
    SV Control tower operator
    0.22

    3.
    SV Klaxon and pilots scramble
    0.35

    4.
    SV Pilots into aircraft and aircraft taxiing (5 shots)
    1.04

    5.
    GV Aircraft taking off (3 shots)
    1.26

    6.
    SV PAN Aircraft in factory TO visitors
    1.38

    7.
    CU Begin in crowd through factory and inspects Kfir aircraft
    1.50

    8.
    GV Kfir aircraft flies overhead
    1.57

    9.
    INTERIOR Classroom with instructor lecturing cadets
    2.24

    10.
    GV & CUs Cadet in flight simulator
    2.51

    11.
    AIR TO AIR Kfir fighters flying over desert
    3.10

    4A.
    Class of pilot cadets learning about aeronautics



    Class of pilot cadets learning about jet engines



    Fuga planes take off



    Fuga planes take off in he air



    Fuga planes landing



    Rainclouds with ray of sun


    5A.
    Cadet in simulator training


    6A.
    (Filmed by conducting officer on second camera)



    Planes lining up for take off and start



    Officer is amateur photographer and I took chance in order to try and get extra angle. Unfortunately light changed whilst I was in second location, out of earshot, and he played around with Arri sunshade, but one scene usable if wanted


    7A.
    Airshots:



    Kfir over Judean desert



    Kfir over Jerusalem (view of Jerusalem)



    Kfirs near Jerusalem



    Kfirs closer



    Kfirs over Jerusalem with Temple Mount and Dome of the Rock (This is possible last shot of coverage)


    2.
    Single Kfir in flight (2x)



    Formation of Kfirs (as over Jerusalem) and peel off 2 Kfirs in flight



    Formation of Kfirs in flight (Suggested for end shot of coverage)



    Ground technician with slateboards (green-Go)



    guiding plane towards runway



    Pilot closing hood of Kfir 2x plane taxiing (close)



    CS Siren wailing



    Pilots scramble (Tk2 better than Tk1)



    Boy and girl soldier in control tower (Use last shot of boy and girl together or very last shot of girl only)


    3A.
    Various shots of cadet and instructor in Fuga, ready for taxiing and technician removing wheel-stops and standing by with fire-fighting equipment, as plane taxiing off Fuga taxiing (Tk1 without sound, Tk2 with sound)



    CU Pigeon on Harvard trainer att training wing ZOOM OUT 2 pigeons ditto ZOOM OUT and ZOOM IN



    Ground crew servicing Skyhawk: Purring up ladder for pilots



    Refuelling



    Pilot leaves cockpit



    Pilot down ladder



    Checking cockpit



    Various: Connecting generator



    Various: Check plane & cockpit



    Various: dtto CUs



    CU page in instruction book showing silhouette of plane (see Roll 4)



    Kfirs taking off



    Kfirs formation in air (from ground)



    Kfirs formation in air (airshot)



    Kfirs over Judean desert (airshot)



    Pigeon ZOOM OUT to yellow Harvard



    Class of cadets in aeronautics



    Class of cadets in jet engines



    Cadet in simulator training



    Fuga plane with cadet & instr.



    Fuga taxiing



    Fugas taking off



    Fugas in the air



    Clouds & sunray



    Single plane and 2 planes in flight ??? Kfir landing and shedding parachute



    Various shots of ground technicians receiving Skyhawk, getting pilot down, refu???ling, connecting generator, checking plane for take-off



    CU Siren wailing



    Pilots scramble



    Pilot closing hood of Kfir



    Ground technician with slateboard



    Kfir taxiing



    LS dtto (2 shots)



    Kfirs taking off



    Boy or boy and girl in control tower



    Formation of Kfirs in flight (from ground) and peel off



    4 Kfirs over Jerusalem ... and its people.



    It is 1.23 min ...... '73 war speaks for itself



    But behind all this ...... to bring the plane home safely.



    An integral part of this ...... able to take off again.



    Hopelessly outnumbered ...




    Initials BB/1900


    Film was shot & commentary written with following cutting script in mind:

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The Israeli Air Force made its presence felt yet again this week as Israeli fighters tore across the sky over the Leban???se capital, Beirut, on Thursday, as fighting broke out between opposing forces there. Israel's Air Force is probably the most effective weapon ever deployed in the Mid East.

    SYNOPSIS: With Lebanon Syria and Saudi Arabia a more couple of minutes flying time away, Israel keeps its Air Force in a state of constant read lines. Well-trained ground and air crews maintain a fle???t of latest jet strike aircraft, including American Phantoms, French Mirages and Israeli-built Kfir fighters on instant call. In three Mid East wars, the Israelis claim total air superiority. According to Israeli figures, its airmen achieved a kill ratio of 60-1 during the 1967 war and 40-1 in the 1973 conflict. One ???elling factor was the ultra-rapid turn-round time achieved by Israeli ground crews in arming and fu???lling aircraft.

    Israel's greatest breakthrough, however, is in the design and manufacture of its own Kfir strike aircraft, capable of twice the speed of sound. Built here at Israeli Air Industries' factory it is now in front-line operational service. The Kfir -- Lion Cub -- goes some way towards Israel's dream of self-reliance in military weapons.

    Air Force cadets are given thorough training in the practical engineering and scientific aspects of aerospace technology, as w??ll as intensive courses in all aspects of flying. The Air Force is backed by a large corps of fully-trained reservists who are recalled regularly for refresher courses. With an air arm hopelessly outnumbered by its potential enemies, the Israelis have based their reliance on the best possible training -- using all the latest aids to flying and combat training. Simulators such as this are invaluable in teaching pilot cadets the essentials of flying while still on the ground. Today, as the threatened build-up of sophisticated air forces throughout the Middle East looms larger, the Israelis can derive satisfaction from the knowledge that they have never been defeated in the air.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABPGU9ZPW2LQ8UPZ6O15KZ63O9
    Media URN:
    VLVABPGU9ZPW2LQ8UPZ6O15KZ63O9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/07/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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