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    Planes in Somerset, including the only Swordfish in action

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    Yeovilton, Somerset

    VS. A. Swordfish on runway, only one that still flies. VS. Taken from the Swordfish of the country- side and air base VS. of Sea Venom, Hunter and Sea Vixen taking off and landing. VS. Maintenance engineers at work on a Sea Vixen after its flight and pilots check their side of it as well. VS. of Sea Venom, Hunter and Sea Vixen taking off and landing. Pilots being briefed and trained. Training in swimming pool, various shots. VS. Fire crew leaving whatever job they are doing and run to man the fire engine. VS. MV. Main gate of station being guarded. GV. Ext. of control tower with large radar aerial. MS. Young woman checking wind by small instrument. Various hots of fire crew at Yeovilton doing exercise, they put out a mock fire and rescue dummy from the blazing plane. VS. Stands being erected for crowd to watch display on open day. Planes landing, various shots. VS. Maintenance engineers at work on a Sea Vixen after its flight and pilots check their side of it as well. Various shots of mechanics at work on plane. Two pilots walk across airfield. Various shots of pilots and mechanics around a Vixen. (Orig. Neg)



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    Film ID:
    2699.01
    Media URN:
    79962
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1964
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:12:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:12:49:00
    Canister:
    UN 3926 A

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