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Other titles:ANTI-SUBMARINE WHIRLWIND HUNTS WITH A TRANSDUCER [Alternative Title]
Summary: Unedited scenes of a Westland Whirlwind helicopter carrying an asdic transducer.
Description: Series of MCUs as asdic transducer is lowered into the sea, which is flattened by rotor wash - in the last shot the camera pans up to show Whirlwind hovering above. Aerial MSs of the Whirlwind as it recovers transducer and turns to leave the search area, flying off into XLS. Aerial view of disturbed water - helicopter enters frame and makes away into LS, the lowered transducer swinging wildly beneath the aircraft. Series of shots as Whirlwind flies towards camera and lowers the transducer. Whirlwind hovering with transducer lowered and flying slowly overhead, fires 'dry' and then 'wet' smoke puffs. Final CU as observer opens door and fires Schermuly pistol.