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Film #58 of 70 in the RAF War and Peace Film Collection (1939 to 1965)
I have been looking for a all British collection of original Royal Air Force (RAF) aviation films such as this for a long time. Not being able to find it from one source I decided to assemble it from as many web sources as I could and organize it in chronological order. Many of these films are in the Imperial War Museum's film collection. Files are listed in chronological order.
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58_The Favourites RAF Ground School (1960)
RUNTIME 20:23.52 min
FILESIZE: 102 Mb
CODEC: DivX6 384x288 25fps 567 kbps
AUDIO: MPEG-1 Layer 3 48Khz 106kbps STEREO
A look at life at RAF Akrotiri, following the life of an electronics technician based there.
Produced by Central Office of Information Film for the Air Ministry
This collection includes a mixture of newsreels, public information films and training films for airmen. They document things when they occurred and provide an insight into the Service's mindset of the time. These films are focussed on clear objectives and designed to convey information and/or to educate/train audiences on specific subjects. This contrasts with the retrospective view of historical events that modern documentaries and dramatic films provide using in some cases the same film footage.
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