STK-ID 20741

[Remark: candidates for Provisional Pilot Officer training are selected from university students in Engineering and Applied Sciences.] Shot of the Royal Canadian Air Force flag. Shot of train coming into station as people watch. LAS of engineer and fireman in cab. Shots of provisional pilots lining up on platform, leaving for Borden camp in automobiles. TRAVELLING SHOT of tent camp. Various shots of men being inducted, listening to briefings, undergoing medicals, receiving their uniforms and parading. Various shots of men learning various technical trades such as welding, aero mechanics, learning theory in classroom. Sequence on time off showing men going on leaves, playing tennis and golf, driving their cars, studying in their tents.


Excerpt from
RCAF Officers In The Making
Borden (Ontario)
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