Coastal Command merges with Strike Command at RAF St. Mawgan.
Coastal Command merges. RAF St. Mawgan. Cornwall.
SV Interior hangar 414 parade ready for inspection by AOC RAF (Royal Air Force) Coastal Command, Sir John Lapsley, for the merger of Coastal Command and Strike Command. As AOC on rostrum. SCU Past camera, colours march past by four officers. SCU Past camera, parade marching past. SCU A.O.C. saluting. W.R.A.F.'s march past in foreground. Camera follows them down. GV Exterior Shackleton. Pan to left to show a Nimrod. SCU AOC and Mr. Cruickshank, V.C. (Victoria Cross), as camera follows them to Nimrod. CU A.O.C. and Mr. Cruickshank. MS Nimrod. Air to ground shot showing fly past in right of picture. CU Mr. Cruickshank and wife. CU Mr. Cruickshank. Ground to Air S. Fly past. SCU A.O.C. saluting. Pan up to Shackletons flying past. Ground to Air shot Whirlwind dangling flag. Ground to Air shot Three Shackletons fly past followed by jet.