Maintenance operations performed upon B-47s after they land at Sidi Slimane Air Base in Morocco.
Morocco North Africa Date:1953, November 2 Duration:3 min 10 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Refueling of U.S. Air Force B-47 Stratojet aircraft after it lands at Sidi Slimane Air Base in Morocco. A rain covered parking ramp. A B-47 taxis in a heavy rain fall. Across an airfield men stand around in rain awaiting the arrival of the B-47. An airman directs the B-47 into a parking area. The aircraft being directed into the refueling station . An airman in the foreground give hand signals. Ground crewmen activity during the refueling and maintenance operations performed upon the aircraft when they land. A ground crew chief opens a door and attempts to lower a ladder, which is out of reach. A B-47 parked on taxi or maintenance strip. Heavy rains in the area. Activity around the aircraft as they are maintained after flight. A B-47 taxis into the refueling station. An airman attaches a refueling hoist to the aircraft. A flight line director uses a radio communications system during the maintenance operations. The flight line operator standing outside the aircraft talks to a person inside over a radio phone. A B-47 taxis into the maintenance area. Already stationary B-47s being maintained along the sector of the strip.
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