• Short Summary

    Students of RAF's Central Gunnery School practice rocket firing on Spitfires.

  • Description

    ROCKET FIRING

    Beverley, Yorkshire.

    Several shots of a glider at flight. Glider is being chased by two Spitfires. Planes shoot the glider down by using rockets. This is one of the newest exercises at RAF's (Royal Air Force) Central Gunnery School near Beverley, Yorkshire. Several shots of the Spitfires at various exercises with officer watching. They fly in formation, fire at ground targets, peel off on their way attacking other ground targets.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1269.06
    Media URN:
    34296
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/09/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:15:00 / 01:10:06:00
    Canister:
    NP 262

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