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Title:FRONT LINE AIRFIELD (AIRFIELD CONSTRUCTION) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ACB 142
Description: The aircraft shown, in this 'maintenance' footage, are Typhoons, are Typhoons and Mustangs; an airman removes an aircraft's cowling and another tightens up engine connections with a spanner; the 'bared' propeller is revved up; shots of aircraft engine with covers removed; hands select from tool kit; mechanics with an aircraft engine; the nuts on a wheel hub are tightened; piled up cans, under some camouflaging netting - two airmen arrange sacking on it; a tyre is thrown onto a large pile of used aircraft tyres; a neat stack of ammunition boxes is shown; shots of part of the main plane and wing of aircraft; hands work on an aircraft engine; various shots of main plane, ammunition boxes (including airmen stacking some), new aircraft tyres and packing crates (with bombs in the foreground), and a stack of crates (spare aircraft parts) partly covered over.
Production Details: Royal Air Force (Production company)
Eades (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Royal Air Force (regiment/service)
Keywords: aircraft, British - combat: Hawker Typhoon (object name)
aircraft, United States - light military: North American P-51 Mustang photoreconnaissance (object name)
operations, British air - maintenance (object name)