Pilots are tested in a pressure chamber before flying new Seafire aeroplanes.
Seafires and pressure chamber.
Location of events unknown.
L/S of new Seafire aeroplanes. M/S of them on aircraft carrier. M/S as pilot gets in cockpit, one taxis and take off. M/S of pilots entering pressure chamber. Medical officer watches as they experience air conditions up to 35,000 feet, their reactions are watched and timed. The pilot loses consciousness, oxygen is turned on and gauge adjusted. He recovers and carries on writing. M/S pressure gauge. M/S as he writes, his fingers twitch and fall away as pressure is raised again. Various shots of the tests. M/S as Seafire taxis and lands.