Planes and men of the Irish Flying Corps.
Irish Army Air Corps. Baldonnel Aerodrome, near Dublin, Ireland
Opens w/ various MS side view old aeroplanes; biplane style. Irish Army Air Corps drill: the men stand facing camera; lift rifles; etc. Various shots of corps marching around; drilling in large courtyard.
Then MS three of the men stand by front of aeroplane; working on it. They are reaching up on each side. Then longer shot of one man turning the propeller; then stepping aside; the other two are by the tail. MS side of plane; pilot climbing into cockpit; other man is seated in plane. Plane flying by just after lifting off. Plane taxis toward right after landing. CU Irish airman; smiling. Interior aeroplane factory or repair shop.
Title frame in unknown language (Irish Gaelic?) w/ translation: 'The Altar in the Church built by the Garrison.' Shot of Altar.
Religion. Aviation; military.
Note: Extra information about the aircraft featured in this film has been provided by a Pathe website user. He informs us that the aircraft are a DH 9, Bristol F.2B, Martinsyde F.4 Buzzard and Avro 504K.