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Other titles:SEA VIXEN FIRES TWO-INCH ROCKETS AT AN AIR TARGET [Alternative Title]
Summary: Unedited rushes of a De Havilland Sea Vixen at RNAS Yeovilton.
Description: I. Opening shot shows a drawn interior of a Sea Vixen cockpit, looking forward - animated effects represent the aircraft's forward movement. Filmed CU of the radio and armament control board, 'Panel H'. CU of the pilot in cockpit, wearing flying gear. CUs of throttle-twist grip turned into radar gate; PAS air-to-air switch pushed up by the pilot; throttle twist grip - static, turned out of radar gate, turned back and forth, and turned into lower slot; CU of the pilot's hand on the firing switch.
II. CU of Sea Vixen's observer looking into his PPI - he speaks to the pilot over the intercom. CU of the radar display.
III. Aerial CU of Sea Vixen 448, framing the starboard 2-inch rocket pod on inner pylon - a full salvo is fired in level flight before the aircraft veers away. MCU sequence showing same - the aircraft continues in level flight after the rockets have been fired.
IV. Simulated rocket strikes. Explosion of model aircraft, seen tail on against a sky background.