STK-ID 13921

Joint Air School (10/11/1948): sequence on reporters and visitors being led around housing project for airmen, some buildings still under construction. Cut to men practicing falls from dummy aircraft in hangar. Exterior shot of men getting the feel of open parachute in high wind, wind machine supplying the breeze. Shots of men being dragged on ground by parachutes as instructor stands by. CU of instructor letting go a blast at luckless trainee off frame, wind machine in background. Shot of billboard "Canadian Joint Air Training Centre", trainees coming running by in lower foreground. Closer shots of billboard. LAS of Royal Canadian Air Force flag atop mast. Cut to paratroop trainees in full equipment passing by camera on their way to drop planes, snow on ground. Sequence on men boarding two DC-4's, planes taking off. GROUND TO AIR SHOTs of men bailing out planes, drifting down, landing on snowless plain. Shots of military attaches from different countries watching.


Excerpt from
Joint Air School / Winter Trotting Races
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080