STK-ID 30961

CU of jet pilot sitting in F-86 Sabre giving thumbs up. Shot of Royal Canadian Air Force officer standing on runway. Front shot of Sabre jets streaking from infinity towards and over camera. Shot of Sabre taxiing along runway, pilot climbing into cockpit of Sabre, ground crew mechanic removing chocks from wheels. Several shots of Sabres swooping over airport towards and over camera. Front shots of Northstar transport taxiing along runway at night, of Lancaster bomber taking off at night, passing over camera. Night shot of RCAF ground crew and radio operators at mobile radar unit in rainstorm. Shot of RCAF mechanic guiding plane to taxiing position in rainstorm at night. Shot of mechanics working on jet engine in hangar, row of Sabre jets on runway in winter, RCAF mechanics examining panel dash of Sabre, loading machine guns, writing out daily inspection reports. Shot of tractor towing Sabre over snow-covered tarmac, towards hangar in background.


Excerpt from
Royal Canadian Air Force
Trenton (Ontario)
National Film Board
Available formats
HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080