EXPERIMENT OF LAUNCHING SEAPLANE BY CATAPULT METHOD : carried out with Fairey Seaplane N9 on HMS Slinger [Main Title]
Catapult launching tests using seaplanes on board HMS Slinger.
Various close-ups of catapult on HMS Slinger. Test baulk and a dummy aircraft (Short 184 fuselage) are launched from the moored vessel. Close-ups of the catapult drive and release mechanisms. Frontal close-up of Fairey F.127 in position on the catapult. Medium shot of a successful launching from Slinger whilst underway. Medium shot off the port quarter of Slinger while the seaplane circles the ship.