Titles read: "CEYLON TO-DAY [sic]".
Various shots show the building of a new airfield in the wooded area of Ceylon. A bulldozer pushes down trees, an elephant with a man on its back lifts tree trunks with his tusks and trunk. M/S of men and women at work on the building...
Footage of flying fortresses at air base in England.
Activities at American airfield.
Activities at unknown American airfield - planes take off and land, mechanics check them.
Activities at the newly made airfield.
Officials entering and leaving Viking aircraft.
Lots of shots of large planes taking off from an American airport, mostly unidentified.
Shots of pilot preparing to fly aeroplane.