• Short Summary

    First squadron of twin-jet Buccaneers join aircraft carrier Ark Royal.

  • Description

    Off Portland, Dorset.

    GV. Ark Royal aircraft carrier from the air - two shots. GV. Aircraft on deck these include Buccaneers, Sea Vixens and Scimitars. SV. A Buccaneer coming up onto the deck on a lift. SV. Pan, aircraft. SCU. Pilot climbing into cockpit. GV. Buccaneer in takeoff position with its wings unfolding. SV. Buccaneer taking off. SV. Another Buccaneer taking off. SV. Another Buccaneer taking off. SV. Sea Vixen taxiing into takeoff position. CU. Batman signalling. GV. Sea Vixen taking off. GV. Deck of carrier showing radar mask. LV. Sea Vixen firing rockets, pan to rockets splashing into the sea. LV. Another Sea Vixen firing rockets. GV. Buccaneer lands on deck. GV. Sea Vixen landing. GV. Pan, Buccaneer flying low over the deck after having misjudged his approach. GV. Buccaneer coming in to land and lands.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1752.27
    Media URN:
    54285
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/03/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:33:00 / 01:59:05:00
    Canister:
    63/22

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