• Short Summary

    The Army Air Corps Training School at Middle Wallop demonstrate their high standards.

  • Description

    Middle Wallop, Hampshire.

    This story is about the training for helicopter pilots at the Army Air Training School. There are ground to air, and air to ground shots of helicopters hovering over fields and lowering men down ropes. There are shots inside the helicopter of the pilots. On the ground, Major Dick Parker gives some instruction to group in blue berets with a blackboard outdoors.

    They go to helicopter, a Skeeters Mark 12, and set off, a soldier gives the 'thumbs up' . A formation of 3 and four helicopters hover over the field and move off. C/U rotor blade, There are some good fast point of view shots over fields, and some sequences showing sharp manoeuvres performed by Dick Parker. Some US army men look on and nod in approval.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    97.29
    Media URN:
    1089
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/11/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:44:00 / 01:44:15:00
    Canister:
    CP 255

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