STK-ID 20734

[Remark: the Government has been concerned about protecting Canadian forests for a number of years. Patrols were carried out in DH Moth aircrafts.] Shot of DH Moth being started, taking off. Shot of buildings at High River airfield. AERIAL SHOT of Pincher Creek sub-base. Shot of building at Grande Prairie, planes, pilots. Shot of Moth being wheeled out of hangar and prepared for flight. Shot of men working around plane, of pilot adjusting his parachute, climbing into cockpit, taking off. AIR TO AIR SHOT of DH Moth on patrol. Various AERIAL SHOTs over Rockies as seen through struts and braces of camera plane. Various AERIAL SHOTs of smoke from fires on ground. Shot of plane landing on field, of men folding back wings and wheeling plane back into hangar.


Excerpt from
Forestry Protection Operations
High River, Grande Prairie, Pincher Creek
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio