Flying among the weeds

Australia, 1985

Film
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This video examines the risks of low flying by Australian army pilots, men trained to use the agility and mobility of frail, light aircraft on a battle field to help groundforces fight and win a battle. These men fly Bell 206B helicopters and Pelartus Porter and Nomad fixed wing planes.

Credits

producer/director

Vincent Donovan

production company

Australia. Dept. of Defence

Duration

00:13:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1985

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

34564

Language

English

Subject categories

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Aerial observation (Military science)

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Aerial reconnaissance

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Aeronautics, Military

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Airplanes, Military

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Australia - Armed forces

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Fighter pilots

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Air pilots

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Airplanes

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Helicopters

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Ultralight aircraft

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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