I can't wait to yell hi to you in an airplane. Badumpa!

Welcome to APUG.

Loading and developing black and white film can be done with you completely in the light. Only the film needs to be in total darkness.

Here's a series of four videos that totally demonstrate the process. The guy in the video is a little creepy, but the info is ok.

http://www.apug.org/forums/media.php?do=details&mid=1