French pilots prepare for formation flight to Africa.
Full title reads: "Istres. France's Air Armada. Thirty aeroplanes leave on first 'leg' of great 15,625 mile mass flight over Africa."
Pilots meet various dignitaries who have come to see them off.
Aerial views of the airfield where the 30 planes are lined up before their flight.
Travelling shot along tails of 30 planes as they are prepared for flight.
People mill around planes.