STK-ID 3987

Royal Canadian Air Force operational training - Quebec (00/12/1942): airmen race to their planes. Shot from end of line of Hurricane fighters, their propellers beginning to turn. LS of four planes taxiing towards and past the camera. Cut to planes buzzing field, camera and other planes. Sequence on pilots checking their data, racing to their planes. TRAVELLING SHOT past plane line-up from Hurricane cockpit. Two shots of Hurricanes taking off past camera. Various AIR TO AIR shots of Hurricanes flying in formation, peeling off. Final MS of pilot checking respirator, closing coop in preparation for take-off.


Excerpt from
Canadian Army News
Quebec (province)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio