British and American aircraft in flight early in World War II, and RAF recruits being trained in Great Britain.
United Kingdom Date:1940 Duration:2 min 54 sec Sound:Yes
The Royal Air Force ( RAF ) in Great Britain during World War II. Aircraft in flight. Workers work for the production of aircraft. Officers greet in front of a line of stationed aircraft. A Royal Air Force Lockheed Hudson light bomber taxis and takes off. The Lockheed Hudson in flight. Narrator acknowledging America and its workers for the contribution of the Hudson and the B-17. A RAF B-17 Flying Fortress aircraft takes off. Trainees march. The trainees work on equipment learning use of guns and bomb dropping mechanisms on the planes. A link trainer in operation. Classroom instructions given to the trainees. Airmen at controls in mock bomber trainers. An officer at a desk talks to a bomber crew as one of the crewman makes a report on the results of their bombing run, on behalf of the bomber crew. Another officer makes a report for fighter pilots. A fighter pilot picks up a telephone. The fighter pilots run to their aircraft. The aircraft taxi and take off, participating in the Battle of Britain.
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