Soldiers learn how to handle hovercraft. Ramsgate, Kent.
No title - Soldiers train to handle hovercraft. Ramsgate, Kent.
C/U pan army officers being instructed by George Kennedy. M/S and C/U Kennedy giving instructions. Various shots hovercraft in harbour. L/S tracking shot from window of hovercraft. C/U soldier's hand on control stick. Various shots of soldiers in hovercraft.
Pan as the hovercraft comes onto Goodwin Sands. L/S as the soldiers get off. C/U radar scanner. M/S and C/U Bill Williamson talking to the men and studying map. L/S and C/U as the soldiers go back aboard. C/U soldier at controls. C/U of his hand pressing buttons on control panel. C/U water bubbling from beneath hovercraft's skirt. M/S as the hovercraft lifts and moves away. M/S pan as it moves off the sands onto the sea.
Cataloguer's note: trainees include Captain D.K. Paterson, Lieutenant I. Hellberg, E. Nelson, Staff Sergeant L. Hickling, Staff Sergeant B. Webster and Sergeant Poyntz.