F2H-3B aircraft catapults from USS Midway CVB-41's deck.
Atlantic Ocean Date:1951, August Duration:1 min 34 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. Aircraft Carrier, USS Midway (CVB-41). Activity on flight deck which is crowded with North American AJ (A-2) Savage twin engine prop aircraft. Also seen are an F9F Panther and an F2H-3B jet. An F2H jet is set on a catapult. (It has number 57 painted on nose and XC on its tail.) Flight Deck Crew members surround the aircraft. Under deck crew direction, the nose of aircraft is raised to an elevated attitude. Deck crew clears away from the aircraft, launch officer signals, and the F2H-3B aircraft catapults from the ship's deck.
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