• Short Summary

    New pilots being trained in Canada.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "PER ARDUA AD ASTRA".

    Canada.

    Squad of trainees of the Commonwealth Training Plan marching through their camp in Canada. Snow plough in action clearing the airfield. Various shots of heavy rollers being used to pack down any remaining snow. Small snowmobile used for taxiing men about the airfield. Various shots of the pilot trainees coming out and climbing into their Harvard aircraft advanced trainers. They taxi out across the snow for takeoff. Several shots of Group Captain Banting presenting wings to graduates who have passed.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1075.15
    Media URN:
    37909
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:51:00 / 01:29:35:00
    Canister:
    43/11

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