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Title:FITTING ROCKETS AND RELOADING OPERATIONAL CAMERAS (ON TYPHOONS) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ACB 15
Description: An RAF armourer fits fins onto rocket motors and prepares explosive heads. Shots of upended rockets (minus heads) and of explosive heads, the heads (75lbs) are screwed home and the completed rockets arranged on a trailer. A tractor tows four trailers stacked with rockets, away from the ammunition dump (various shots). Typhoons are fitted with rockets (various shots of port and starboard wings). An airman loads the film into operational camera, on starboard wing, and replaces camera housing.
Production Details: Royal Air Force (Production company)
Coop, Eric W (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Royal Air Force (regiment/service)
Keywords: aircraft, British - combat: Hawker Typhoon (object name)
equipment, British air - camera: camera-gun (object name)
operations, British air - preparation: bombing up (object name)
weapons, British - rocket (object name)
GB, England & Thorney Island, Hants <RAF Station> (geography)