• Short Summary

    British pilots are trained at a flying camp in America.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.

    United States of America (USA).

    Various shots, squads of R.A.F. trainee pilots marching past flags of RAF (Royal Air Force) and Stars & Stripes flying together.

    Various shots, trainees marching past and then lining up in front of lines of U.S. monoplane trainers.

    Various shots, trainees step up smartly to table erected in front of the control tower of airfield to receive their wings. Sign written on control tower "War Eagle Field - Polaris Academy".

    MS Pilot climbs into American trainer plane.

    Good LS pan fighter trainer takes off.

    Various shots of three of the trainers making passing runs over the airfield with cut-aways of personnel looking skywards.

    N.B. Paperwork suggests that this material was shot in November 1941.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    596.05
    Media URN:
    59361
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:12:00 / 01:16:20:00
    Canister:
    UN 171 E

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