• Short Summary

    The first four-jet bomber in the world, goes into service with the RAF.

  • Description

    Waddington, Lincolnshire.

    Front shot of Vulcan four jet bomber flying towards camera. Nearer view of Vulcan.

    Travel shot past line of Vulcans at RAF (Royal Air Force) Station, Waddington. CU. Sign in the shape of a Vulcan reading "Vulcan Ground School". LV. Crew members undergoing instruction on the British Olympus turbo jet engine which was fitted into Vulcan. SV. Two navigators undergoing instruction during training course.

    LV. Vulcan in hangar undergoing maintenance. SV. Technician in cockpit making adjustments. SV. Two technicians lying in the air intakes of the Vulcan. Another technician seated in the rear end of the jet engine. SV. Technician fitting wheel onto undercarriage. LV. Looking along top of the Vulcan with technicians working on it.

    SV. Interior shot, pilot collecting his flying gear from the stores. SV. Another member of crew putting his flying jacket on. SV. Member of crew having his oxygen equipment tested by a machine.

    CU. Crew walking down runway past Vulcans. SV. Crew walk to their Vulcans and climbing in. SCU. Member of crew climbing into Vulcan. SV. Technician moves chock from Vulcan's wheel. Vulcan takes off, and goes into back view. SV. Captain & co-pilot seated in cockpit. Control panel in cockpit. CU. Captain at controls.

    Front view of three Vulcans flying towards camera. Nearer view of Vulcan flying towards camera. Three Vulcans flying in formation. Vulcan in flight.

    (Lav.) (Orig. Track "B")

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:11:00 / 01:38:33:00

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