Titles read: "PICK-A-BACK PLANE demonstration flight".
Various shots on the River Meadway of the Short Mayo Composite large flying boat Maia with the smaller seaplane Mercury on her back. The plane takes off from the river and flies over Rochester with the other boat...
Rocket firing planes, boats and vehicles on display.
The pilots of the Mayo Composite (Pick-a-back) Plane say a few words about their flight.
'Pick-A-Back' plane 'Mercury' is prepared for a non-stop flight from Dundee to Cape Town.
Aviation experts try out new techniques and materials to improve jets.
France stages air display & American stunt man jumps on and off moving plane.
Pick-a-back plane in action. Bretigny, France.
Documentary film about 1938 - people become aware of the growing threat of war.