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Other titles:DETAILS OF EQUIPMENT ON ANTI-SUBMARINE WHIRLWIND [Alternative Title]
Summary: Unedited scenes of Westland Whirlwind helicopters in an anti-submarine rôle.
Description: I. Various shots of a pair of anti-submarine Whirlwinds approaching search area, and spreading out to conduct a joint asdic sweep.
II. MCU of Whirlwind on the deck of an aircraft carrier - pilot signals his readiness and starts up - the helicopter takes off, rising out of frame.
III. Interior CUs of asdic operator in anti-submarine helicopter, and US AQS-4A Asdic in operation. CU of observer - the aircraft is in flight over fields and wooded countryside. LA.MCU of hovering Whirlwind, showing anti-submarine torpedo in housed position - at end of the take the helicopter turns and flies off. Aerial MS and MLS of Whirlwind flying low over the sea - it drops torpedo and then breaks away. Interior MCU and CU over operator's shoulder to 4A asdic.
IV. LA.MCUs of radar array on HMS Grafton - camera drops to pick up bridge lookout, who raises his binoculars.