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Title:HIGHBALL TRIALS WITH LANCASTER, MOSQUITO AND WELLINGTON [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 6169
Summary: Various aircraft are used to test a number of Highball prototypes. The aircraft fly at varying levels of height and speed.
Description: A Vickers Wellington successfully drops a Highball model. A second model dropped by an Avro Lancaster fails to bounce, but the subsequent model successfully bounces along the surface of the water several times. The third model released by the Lancaster hardly bounces at all. Further models are successfully released by a de Havilland Mosquito. Further drops by a Lancaster. Marker posts clearly visible in the sea.