• Short Summary

    Hundreds of pilots from NATO countries are trained in Canada.

  • Description

    Manitoba, Canada.

    LV. Aircraft flying over the R.C.A.F. (Royal Canadian Air Force) station at Portage la Prairie where NATO pilots are trained. SV. Interior, students receiving instruction on jet engine. SV. Students from various European countries. CU. Sergeant explaining jet engine. SV. Students listening. CU. Instructor at blackboard lecturing on ejection seat. SCU. Student climbing into model of ejection seat. SCU. Student in model of ejection seat, being lifted by seat. SV. Student in link trainer plane. CU. Student in cockpit. Back view, student in cockpit. CU. Student's hand on controls. CU. Operations sign over door, pan down to pilots coming out. SV. Silver Star aircraft on runway. CU. Pilot putting on helmet. SCU. Jet moving past camera. LV. Silver Star plane taking off. SV. Back view, Silver Star plane taking off. SCU. Pan, another jet taking off. SCU. Air to air, Silver Star in flight. STV. Air to air, jet in flight. Air to air, four jets in formation. SCU. Jets peel off away from camera. GV. Parade for "Wings" ceremony on runway. SCU. French airmen looking on. SCU. Frenchman being presented with wings by C.O. SCU. Airman. CU. Wings being pinned on Canadian airman. SV. People applauding. SV. C.O. taking salute at march past, as a formation of jets flying past overhead.

    (Dupe.Neg.) (Title scene G.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:18:00 / 01:47:02:00

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