STK-ID 12226

[Title] Shot of DH Moth airplane used to spot forest fires taking off. Shots of High River Air Station, of Pincher Creek sub-base, of Grand Prairie sub-base. Various shots of Moth planes at Grand Prairie, pilots, mechanics. Shot of plane being wheeled out, started and taking off. AIR TO AIR SHOT of plane flying over woodlands. AERIAL SHOTs of Rocky Mountains, struts of plane in foreground. AERIAL SHOTs of forest fire, much smoke, intercut with LSs of Moth in flight. Sequence on plane, wings folded, being wheeled back into hangar. [Titles interspersed]


Excerpt from
High River Forestry Protection Operations
Pincher Creek
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 16mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486