A4 Skyhawk catapult tests and arrests

Accession Number F04987
Collection type Film
Title A4 Skyhawk catapult tests and arrests
Measurement 10 min 29 sec
Object types Training and Technical films
Place made At sea
Date made 07 June 1970
Copyright Commonwealth of Australia copyright

This item was fimed with a high speed cine camera to produce ultra low motion footage for analysis. Shows catapult take offs and arrested landings by RAN Fleet Air Arm Mcdonnell Douglas A-4G Skyhawk and Grumman S-2 Tracker aircraft operating from the aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne. Skyhawks shown are Nos 884, 886 and 889. Trackers shown are Nos 842, 844, 845 and 847.

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