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Summary: Introductory film on the equipment and procedures for handling take-off and landing on a British carrier.
Description: (Reel 1) Graphic representation of after end, bow end of flight deck, with equipment. Swordfish raised on lift. Pre take-off arrangement of planes on deck. Use of accelerator with Martlet and Albacore. Preparation of crew for take-off. Take-off procedures.
(Reel 2) Use, mechanisms of arrester wires, safety barriers. Batsman signalling procedures. Calm and rough weather landing techniques. Flag signals. Rôle of Deck Officer. Landings by Swordfish. Dangerous landing technique with belly landing by Martlet. First ever deck landing by a Seafire. Fulmar lands. Rates of landing. Night landing. Stowage techniques.