Good story about the reforming of an RAF squadron in Northweald, Essex.
R.A.F. Squadron. Northweald, Essex.
M/S Airmen putting photograph identification discs of flyers as they enter room on wall. C/U Photographs. Camera panning along aeroplane in hangar up to man who is putting on markings. C/U Man spraying markings onto plane he then takes off paper around markings. L/S Planes taking off. Dissolve to. Aeroplanes above the clouds. M/S and L/S Planes above the clouds. M/S Interior of plane showing pilot at controls. M/S Planes above the clouds. M/S Pilot. L/S Planes as they all pass out of picture.
M/S Officer as he puts model plane etc. onto table. He turns to cupboard and puts flying jacket into it. M/S Officer closing cupboard door sitting down at desk and taking his hat off. M/S R.A.F. men collecting equipment from stores. C/U Stores keeper handling them equipment, boot, etc. L/S Man sitting by desk. M/S Sergeant sitting at desk writing. M/S Another man in room packing boxes into cupboard. M/S Another man in stores putting equipment onto shelves. M/S Man in stores putting identification marks onto equipment. C/U Man painting identification mark.
L/S Plane (Gloucester Meteor 8) landing on airfield. M/S Control room. M/S Man signalling from control room. M/S Plane slowly taxiing along airfield. M/S Airman signalling aeroplane with hands. M/S Airman getting out of plane and walking along runway. Three other airmen from other planes join him. M/S Airmen who have come from planes going into briefing room. M/S Airmen as they enter briefing room. R.A.F. man putting small photographs of pilots on name board. Shots of markings being spray painted onto aeroplanes. L/SS of Meteors taking-off. Several very good shots of planes in flight.