Briefing on Operation Thunderstorm at the U.S. Air Force's All Weather Flying Center in Wilmington,Ohio
Wilmington Ohio USA Date:1947, June Duration:4 min 9 sec Sound:Yes
Briefing session of officers on Operation Thunderstorm at the U.S. Air Force's All Weather Flying Center in Wilmington,Ohio. Drawing of P-61 Black Widow on the board. P-61's stand on field. Man checks film on a moviola. View of transformers used for man made lightening. Man walks inside a huge ribbed cylinder. A specially equipped plane's canopy is subjected to bolt of man-made lightning. Briefing group on radar and Rotating radar antenna. Operators work at radar sets in a Nissen hut. Men rig cameras. Storm indication on radar screen. Radar unit in a van. Antenna rotating. P-61 comes in for landing. Radar van in foreground. Briefing on weather bureau research. Civilian pointing to station on chart. Weather testing balloons are sent aloft. Man at a tracking radar set. Weather map received on facsimile receiver. Man removes message (readings) from a teletype.
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