Shot mainly with a military film crew and cast, this was a strong picture made to support the Allied war effort. Attenborough, a cockney, and Watling, a college graduate, wish to become pilots in the Royal Air Force. They begin training in England and are later sent to Arizona for
additional instruction with Robinson, in a brief cameo as a tough but understanding instructor. Watling is a team player and tries to get Attenborough to follow his example, but to no avail. Eventually the cockney is sent to Canada for navigational classes, while Watling receives his pilot wings.
Though disappointed with his status as navigator, Attenborough quickly learns that he is cruc...