STK-ID 31452

First Canadian F-86 "Sabre": sequence on Defence Minister Brooke Claxton posing by new F-86 jet with newsmen, giving press conference, talking with test pilot L Lilly as Air Force and National Research Council officials look on. Shots of Claxton trying on Lilly's helmet, of test pilot Lilly chatting with Air Marshal WA Curtis, chief of air staff and Claxton. Shots of Curtis and Claxton looking into cockpit of aircraft, of Lilly climbing into cockpit, donning helmet, adjusting oxygen respirator and straping himself in. Over-the-shoulder shot of Lilly's hands testing controls. HALS of plane taxiing away. CU of Lilly closing canopy. Two shots of take-off. Various GROUND TO AIR ELSs of plane in air. Two shots of VC FBK jet interceptor taxiing, looping, flying past camera. (11/08/1950)


Excerpt from
First Canadian F-86 Sabre / University of New Brunswick Convocation
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, HDCAM SR
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080