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Title:LANCASTERS OF 467 SQUADRON ARE BOMBED UP [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ARY 36-7
Summary: A Lancaster bomber is bombed up for a raid.
Description: Armourers bring a bomb trolley loaded with 1000lb bombs under the bomb bay of a Lancaster. The action is seen from various angles and includes shots of the bombs being attached to their carriers, being winched aboard and tested as secure. Other views show a panning shot from the nose of the aircraft (named 'HORATIO') down to the bomb train and a final shot of the full load in situ.
Production Details: Royal Air Force (Production sponsor)
RAF Film Production Unit (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Royal Air Force, Sqdn 467 (regiment/service)
Keywords: aircraft, British - combat: Avro Lancaster (object name)
arts, Australian air - heraldry: nose art, 'HORATIO (object name)
weapons, British air - bomb: 1000 pound GP (object name)
GB, England & Waddington, Lincs <RAF Station> (geography)
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 684 ft; Running time: 7 mins 30 secs
Notes: Summary: No dope sheet held. Generally very informative and well shot. Again the nose art is notable as are the beer mug mission symbols. The aircraft is PO*B of 467 Squadron. Note in one shot the Sergeant armourer operating the bomb selectors in the aircraft's bomb-aimer's position in the nose.