Closing ceremony of Bomber Command at RAF Scampton (it's now part of Strike Command).
No title. Bomber and Fighter Commands merge to become strike command under reorganisation of the Royal Air Force. Closing ceremony of Bomber Command at RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire.
L/S Defence Minister Denis Healey talking to bomber crews with Air Chief Marshall Sir Wallace Kyle. C/U ditto. M/S Marshall of the Royal Air Force Sir Arthur Harris (aka Bomber Harris) on the right talking to another officer. C/U ditto. L/S Hawker Hart built in 1930. C/U gun on Hart. L/S Lancaster Bomber. Angle shot gun turret. C/U Barnes Wallis, inventor of the bouncing bomb (Dam Busters). M/S Barnes Wallis talking to Flight Lieutenant Learoyd.
C/U bomb insignia on plane. L/S parade lined up in front of Vulcan Bombers. C/U flag. L/S the parade being inspected by Sir Wallace Kyle. M/S ditto. M/S the parade, with the Bomber Command pennant flying. C/U the pennant. Panning shot Victor Bomber flies past. Panning shot Canberra bomber flying past. Panning shot Lancaster Bomber taking off. L/S Bomber Command pennant being lowered. Panning shot as the Strike Command pennant is about to be unfurled. Angle shot as two Vulcan jets fly over. L/S RAF officers saluting new pennant. C/U the new Strike Command pennant. M/S march past. C/U flag in march past. L/S ditto.
Note: there is another similar story to this one in 68/36 - please see record for "Fighter Command", film id 2057.14.