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TORPEDO DROPPING AT EAST FORTUNE TDS [Main]

The Torpedo Dropping School was used to train pilots before they were attached to their squadrons. A stretch of hard sand on the beach at Belhaven Sands is used as a runway. An 18-inch torpedo is fitted to one of the Cuckoos and it takes off, followed by the rest of a flight of eight. For the attacks the camera is on the target ship, which is making 20 knots, and tries to pick out the Cuckoos as t…