ASSORTED AIRCRAFT AND EQUIPMENT TRIALS, INCLUDING FLIGHT REFUELLING AND WEAPONS TESTING [Allocated Title]
Compilation of air to air and aircraft interior flight footage of various aircraft and equipment trials, including:
Footage of a Handley Page Victor tanker to Short Belfast in flight refuelling trials, with interior views from inside both aircraft during the fuel transfer procedure, in addition to interior views from the Belfast of the flight refuelling contact (two drogues).
Footage of a Handley Page Victor tanker to English Electric Lightning induced hose oscillation on the starboard drogue during refuelling.
Footage of Handley Page Victor XA918 and a Hawker Siddeley Harrier performing refuelling contacts and breaks.
Footage of Avro Shackleton AEW.2 WR960 dropping anti-submarine markers from its forward chute.
Footage of an Avro Vulcan dropping a stick of 21 retarded 1,000lb stores.
Footage of Hawker Hunter rocket launcher jettisons; first from the port side wing at 450kts IAS, followed by the starboard side at 300kts IAS. Also footage of a Hunter releasing 28lb stores and 2 x Mk.106 (US) practice bombs.
Footage of Avro Vulcan XH479 landing at RAF Halton in June 1967 (see notes below).
Footage of a Blackburn Buccaneer performing a low speed climb.
Footage of Lockheed C-130 Hercules ground taxi runs and platform release mechanism. Also included is footage of Hercules Heavy Stressed Platform releases.
Footage of Westland Whirlwind releasing 4 x 1-4.5in flares at Lyme Bay, Dorset from an altitude of 2000ft.
Footage of Hawker Siddeley Harrier XV279 releasing 28lb practice bombs and carriers from both wings during a total of 5 runs.
Footage of a Westland Wessex lowering sonar equipment at various speeds.