• Short Summary

    Footage pilots being trained to use jet aircraft at Suffolk airbase.

  • Description

    The jet conversion unit for pilots at RAF (Royal Air Force) base in Suffolk.

    L/S of Vampire and Meteor aircraft parked on aerodrome. M/S Pilot climbing into cockpit and adjusting harness, studies the controls, pilot gives the all clear for take-off. M/S Undercarriage wheel. L/S Flame bursting from tail of jet. L/S Vampire plane taxiing. L/S Vampire taking off, circling round aerodrome, in flight, doing a roll. Ground to air shot, three Vampires in formation.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1263.16
    Media URN:
    34200
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/01/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:32:00 / 01:22:58:00
    Canister:
    NP 226

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