STK-ID 5358

British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP): sequence on airfield, Harvards taking off, on flypast by squadrons on training planes, on aircrew boarding their plane, preparing to taxi. Several shots of trainees following their instructors over the field to and from planes. Various shots of inspection of trainees by group of foreign airmen. Closer shots of foreign air force officers and of army officers. FOLLOW SHOT, LS of a Harvard taking off, other planes are in lower foreground. HAS, MLS of group of trainees in flying gear listening to instructor. Harvard trainers in background. Shot of squadron flying past. HAS, AIR TO AIR shot, LSs of squadron of training planes in flight. Closer shots of Harvard trainers seen from above and from below. Cut to foreign air attaches looking on, talking to each other; Poland, France, the USA are represented. Shots of delegates and air attaches visiting classes; one man is shown trying a Link trainer.


Excerpt from
Canadian News
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486