Cadets learn how to control gliders at R.A.F. base in Detling, Kent.
M/S airman attaching towrope to glider. M/S of another lifting the wing top to position the glider horizontally for takeoff. M/S pilot and air cadets in cockpit. M/S winch turning. M/S glider taking off. M/S (from the glider) the ground as the glider lifts into the air. L/S (air to air) of glider releasing its towrope. L/S (air to air) of glider floating over fields. M/S (air to air) of glider travelling alongside. L/S from glider of road and fields below. M/S glider doing complete loop. M/S glider diving earthwards, the ground rushes past as glider lands. M/S of pilot strapping himself into an open glider. C/U pilot giving O.K. to man at wing-top. M/S man lifting wing-top, M/S winch. M/S glider taking off. M/S of two R.A.F. (Royal Air Force) officers looking on. L/S glider circling overhead. L/S (from glider) of ground turning below. L/S glider banking and turning, M/S of ground rushing by as glider lands.