• Short Summary

    Dakota plane used as classroom for trainee airmen in RAAF.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Classroom in the clouds".

    Point Cook, Melbourne, Australia.

    M/S of RAAF (Royal Australian Air Force) airmen climbing into a Dakota aircraft. M/S of a Douglas D.C.3. Dakota taking off. The plane is used as a classroom for trainee airmen. Aerial shots from the aircraft of the air base and of clouds with another Dakota in the far distance, the wing is visible in the left of the frame. M/S of radio operators on ground. Air to air C/U of the Dakota in flight.

    C/U of the pilot manipulating the controls with his back to the camera. C/U of the radio operator on board the plane. Air to air C/U top view of the Dakota in flight. Various shots of an instructor talking to pupils in the aircraft. Each man is engaged in learning either radio or navigation. Air to air shot of the Dakota in flight against a clear background.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1115.43
    Media URN:
    38868
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:27:00 / 01:54:41:00
    Canister:
    41/44

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