Trainee pilots discuss flight plans over maps, climb into F-104 jets and take off.
Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
American newsreel item. Title reads: "German Jet Pilots Train In U.S."
Palmdale Air Force Base, California, United States of America / USA
Tracking shot from car travelling past Palmdale Air Force Base. MS West German combat pilots discussing flight plans by a model of plane, then looking at maps. MS & CU Pilots checking engine, climbing into F-104 supersonic jet fighters. CU Pilot donning helmet in cockpit. MS Pan as fighters pulls out onto runway fitted with sidewinder air to air guided missile. LS Pan fighter taking off.
Note: Date on original paperwork: 02/08/1961. American commentary.