U.S. Navy F4U-4s take off and F2H Banshees land aboard USS Franklin D. Roosevelt in the Atlantic Ocean.
Atlantic Ocean Date:1952, November Duration:1 min 47 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Midway-class aircraft carrier USS Franklin D. Roosevelt in the Atlantic Ocean during Operation Long Step. U.S. Navy F4U-4 Corsairs lined up ready for a signal to take off. AD type aircraft and F4U-4s get the signal for take off. The airplanes take off. An LSO (Landing Signal Officer) brings in a F2H-2 Banshee. The Banshee taxis. An AD-4 Skyraider approaches the stern of the ship for landing aboard USS FDR. F2H Banshee airplanes in flight, awaiting turn to land aboard the aircraft carrier. They fly in formation over Baltimore-class heavy cruiser USS Columbus CL-74. Captain George W. Anderson CO (Commanding Officer) of USS FDR views operations from the bridge. Commander T.F. Caldwell enters with a message which they discuss.
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