STK-ID 20740

[Title] Slow PAN from water to hangar of Avro 504 Lynx trainers with single pontoon moored to shore or high and dry on land. MSs of Royal Canadian Air Force personnel at work, of hangars. Sequence showing launching operation of Avro seaplane, motor being started, plane being pushed to slipway on trolley and allowed to slide free into water. MS of Avro Lynx motor starting, of plane taxiing away in front of camera. MLS of same plane taking off on heavy seas. AERIAL SHOTs along coastline showing Vancouver airforce base, part of city of Vancouver. MLSs of pilot getting piggy back ride on mechanic's shoulders from land to seaplane moored few feet off shore, of two Avro Lynx seaplanes taxiing in rough water. Sequence showing men beaching Avro Lynx seaplane with tractor. Rough blurry AERIAL SHOTs of mountains near Hazelton, British Columbia. Shots of sub-base at Fraser Lake, RCAF aircraft being towed by men in rowboats. [End Title; Titles interspersed]


Excerpt from
RCAF Activities at Vancouver Station
Vancouver (city)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486