RAF pilot test flies the new Lightning fighter plane.
Wharton, Near Preston, Lancashire.
MS.Test pilot Wing Commander Roland Beamont in cockpit of Lightning Mark 2. CU.Head on of lightning. MS. 3 Lightning on runway. Beamont in cockpit. CU. MS.Pan along line of workman watching. MS.Cockpit canopy closing. LS.Pan. as one of three Lightnings takes off. Various panning shots as plane is put through paces over the airfield. LS.Radar Scanner revolving. LS. Pan with plane as it lads slowed down by aid of parachute.