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Title:SCOTTISH AIR DIVISION VISITS MALTA [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 1436
Other titles:POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONS - MISCELLANEOUS [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The Scottish Air Division (RNVR) visit to Malta, August 1953.
Description: Air crews at work on dispersal. RNVR officers relaxing on the beach at Kalafrana during "off hours". Flag Officer 2 (Vice-Admiral Davis) visits RNVR Squadrons at RNAS Hal Far. Interior of squadron offices; Squadron COs around Commander Morrican's desk. Officers are briefed on dispersal; aircraft taxi etc. Radio room; RNVR Chief Petty Officer in Control Tower. Aerial shots of Valletta, Grand Harbour and of routine at Hal Far. Admiral Mountbatten visits the Division.
Production Details: Admiralty (Production sponsor)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Davis, William W (person)
Morrican (Commander) (person)
Mountbatten, Louis (Earl) (person)
Royal Navy, Fleet Air Arm (regiment/service)
Royal Navy, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Scottish Air Div (regiment/service)
Keywords: operations, British naval air - routine (object name)
Malta & Grand Harbour (geography)
Malta & Kalafrina (geography)
Malta & Valletta (geography)
Malta & Hal Far <RNAS Station> (geography)
Notes: Summary: film has not been viewed - information is taken from CNI records.