Material relating to newsreel story 'Exercise Ardent' - 52/82.
Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story 'Exercise Ardent' - 52/82.
Material for Newsreel Story - some good extra shots.
Possibly - Biggin Hill, London
Line of RAF Lincoln bombers on the ground at an air field. R.A.F. Pilots and aircrew strap on parachutes. Various CUs of parts of the aircraft. Crew climb into plane.
Various shots as Anti aircraft guns prepare for attack. A radar dish turns round and round
Pilots scramble, they run out of their mess. A little dog runs out with them. De Havilland Meteors prepare to take off. More shots of a scramble. Royal Air Force Meteors taking off.
More shots of the anti aircraft battery. More meteors taking off.
Air to air of Meteors in flight. Quick shot of cameraman on board plane.
Air to air of Lincolns in flight. Shots from the exercise as Meteors mock attack the bombers.