A USAAF P-38 Lightning aircraft warms up and taxis on a runway in Australia during World War II.
Australia Date:1943, May 11 Duration:5 min 16 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The 8th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron in Australia during World War 2. A camera repair truck driving up to an airplane. Camera repairmen load magazines in a United States Army Air Force P-38 Lightning photographic airplane (P-38E/F-4 Lightning serial 41-2156, "Limpin' Lizzie"). A pilot ( possibly 2LT Harold Moffat) arrives in a jeep and inspects the airplane. A gasoline truck fills the tank on the airplane. The pilot climbs on a wing and puts on a parachute and then gets in the cockpit. The pilot seated in the cockpit. He does a radio check with the communication tent. The P-38 warms up. The aircraft taxis.
This historic stock footage available in HD and SD video. View pricing below video player.
Have a correction or more info about this clip? Edit Now