Navy training film about proper handling of jet airplanes on U.S. aircraft carriers
United States USA Date:1951 Duration:4 min 42 sec Sound:Yes
Training film about handling of jet aircraft aboard U.S. aircraft carriers. Introductory scenes show a U.S. Navy F9F-2 jet, of Squadron VF-51, landing on the aircraft carrier, USS Essex (CV-9). Scene shifts to U.S. Marine Corps McDonnell F2H Banshee jets, with tail codes LC, and folded wings, on carrier deck. A flight of four F9F panther jets flies past a carrier. They peel off to land. (They have no tip tanks.) Jet aircraft being moved about on carrier deck. Scene shifts to Vought F4U Corsair aircrafton a carrier. Then a Douglas A-1 Skyraider, tail code M, takes off. Carrier flight deck diagram is shown with typical layouts for positioning jet and conventional aircraft. Jets are then shown being catapulted in pairs. A diagram compares Jet and conventional landing patterns. A skyraider aircraft takes a wave-off without delay. An F9F lands forced to commit earlier than the conventional aircraft. A series of jet landings are shown. An F2H Banshee jet receives a wave-off and must go around. It runs out of fuel and crashes into water, just short of the carrier. Next, helicopter with rescued pilot seen on deck. More views of jets being moved toward elevator on carrier. An F2H coming up on elevator. Blue shirt plane handlers moving, securing, and guiding a taxiing jet. A yellow shirt signalling to catapult a jet. Jets landing closer to one another. Purple shirts refueling a jet on carrier deck.
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