Unedited scenes onboard the aircraft carrier HMS Ocean.
I. Scenes on board HMS Ocean: individual aircraft (Seafire FR MK 47a, Firefly Mk 5s and NF1s) take off and land, aircraft ranged on after deck, parked or running up - sometimes in squadron strength; small tractor tows Firefly aft to take off position; HA.MS as Firefly NF.1 is positioned on lift and struck below. MCUs from camera on hangar deck as NF1s one manhandled from lowered lift. HA.MS from island to elevator bringing up Firefly Mk 5; ratings man a line attached to tail wheel of aircraft nose down on deck; MCU as aircrew rating adjusts pilot's harness; pilot briefing for 'Operation Buck'; various shots of Flight Deck Control Officer and the flight deck party about their duties and waiting in the safety area; MCU of Captain W R C Leggatt and navigator on the bridge, and helmsman (Petty Officer) in wheelhouse as he puts the wheel hard a starboard.
II. MS as Seafire XV banks to fly low over a wood (sequence repeated), and LS - CU as aircraft goes over low, undercarriage retracting in flight.