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Summary: Training film focusing on low flying navigational skills.
Description: Reel one: Planning. Low level approach by Phantom aircraft to airfield – communications between pilot and navigator – time to target and following route – missed target. Recap follows a crew and planning sortie. Mantra of “Plan accurately, Fly Accurately Think Ahead” emphasised. Pilot showing trainee navigator how to properly plan route and making up map and discussing route and turn points/landmarks. Mistakes made by first crew highlighted.
Reel two: Mission. Navigator running through route, crew to briefing. Flight made in Jet Provost and follows crews in flight checks, and navigating route landmarks, turnpoints to pull up point and “attack” on target. Crew debrief back at base.
Production Country: GB
Production Details: ROYAL AIR FORCE (Production sponsor)
Verity Films (Production company)