A bombardment group in a briefing room at Brize Norton Air Force Base in Oxfordshire, England.
Oxfordshire England Date:1953, October 30 Duration:1 min 29 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A training mission of the United States Air Force 305th Bombardment Wing on aircraft B-47 Stratojet at Brize Norton Air Force Base in Oxfordshire, England. The crew members stand near the plane prior to the engine starting. One member talks to the crew in the plane over a radio phone. Power cables are attached to the underside of the plane's external power receptacles. A view of a hand pulling power cables from the receptacles. A ground crewman removes an engine warm up equipment. He removes a C-26 type electrical equipment auxiliary power unit from near the B-47 Stratojet. Another B-47 Stratojet stationary in the background as seen from beneath the wing of another B-47 Stratojet. Another B-47 Stratojet taxis. Interiors of a briefing room. The bombardment group sitting. The gate entrance to Brize Norton Air Force Base. Activity at the gate as civilians drive cars. They enter and leave the base. An ambulance pulls up at the gate. A sign reads ' Brize Norton RAF Station 3920th Air Base Group Welcomes You. Col. W. N. Van Sickle Command'.
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