STK-ID 10799

Exterior shot of Aviation Medicine Building, airmen walking to and from outside. Interior HAS of human centrifuge beginning to turn. MS of Air Force corporal adjusting electrodes to man's head. CUs of head with electrodes, of chest with test wiring. Shot of airman getting into centrifuge gondola. MCS of eccentric attachment on nacelle as centrifuge begins to move. TILT DOWN control panel of centrifuge. HAMS of centrifuge with operator in foreground, lights go out and centrifuge begins to whirl in round. MSs of test equipment measuring reactions of subject. Shots of centrifuge in darkness, of machine stopping as lights come on. MS of test tracings on recording chart. MS of test subject strapping himself into gondola, grabbing control stick. MS of hand of operator on controls. HAS straight down of centrifuge whirling across frame. Shot of test subject during ride, man's face slightly distorted. Sequence showing stills of modifications to G-suit. Shots of airman donning G-suit, of man sitting in centrifuge gondola. MS of man during the ride, of subject reporting to scientist. Repeat of scene with shots of subject, of control panel during test. MS of Air Force officer standing beside sign re "University of Toronto Banting Institute". Shots of scientists posing by University of Toronto Electrical Building, of Air Force officers.


Excerpt from
Frank's Flying Suit
Toronto, Ottawa
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio