STK-ID 18163

Inauguration of Northstar aircraft: sequence on CD Howe speaking to crowd on tarmac of airport, Trans-Canada Airlines DC-6 Northstar aircraft in background. Cut to woman smashing champagne bottle against nose of aircraft. Shot of CD Howe and woman posing together. Shot of rudder being tested. Shot of word "Canadair" on fin. Shot of nose of aircraft. Shot of test crew boarding plane, engine starting. Shots of whirling propellors. Shot of pilot waving from window. Interior shot of cockpit, pilot at controls. Shot of plane beginning to taxi. FOLLOW SHOT of plane taking off. Two shots of plane buzzing airfield as spectators look up. Shot of plane banking away.


Excerpt from
North Star Aircraft
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486