RAAF bomber crew operational training

Accession Number F00839
Collection type Film
Measurement 3 min 22 sec
Object type Newsreel
Physical description 35mm - safety/b&w/sound
Place made Australia
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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Description

Training bomber crews at an RAAF Operational Training Unit (OTU). Commentary by Jack Davey, Movietone News. Beaufort bombers, parachute packing, practice jumps from Oxford aircraft and parachute control on the ground, dinghy drill, meteorological observer, briefing crews, arming and bombing up Beauforts, Beauforts take off, WAAAF radio operators at AR-7 Radio, Hudson and Beauforts in flight and low level bombing a canvas target.