Lancaster planes. Taking off, being built, tested and repaired.
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WS Lancaster plane emerging from an Aircraft Hangar, pulled by a tractor. GV pan along the airfield. WS Crew climbing aboard a plane. MS Control panels inside the cockpit, hands adjust the dials. CU the propellers begin to turn. MS the cockpit from outside. Men remove the chocks from the wheels. WS front view the plane in final preparation before take off. GV it taxis to the runway. Several shots the plane taking off.
Inside a hanger, men working on the engine of a plane. The propeller being fitted. Slow tracking shots, MS & WS inside the aircraft hanger as a number of planes are worked on by engineers. Various CU studies of different parts of the plane - the wheels lifting in and out, flaps and doors moving electronically etc, and many different engine and body parts being assembled, fitted and tested by various workmen and women.