Aircraft recognition film showing the US Vought F4U Corsair, and making substantial use of models. The film is divided into sections each of which contain interior and exterior shots. (1) Engine staring. (2) Preparation for take-off. (3) Aircraft in motion. (4) Aircraft climb (military climb and normal rated climb). (5) Cruising (maximum and recommended). (6) Aircraft turning, going back to cruising speed, and reversing. (7) Preparation for landing. (8) Aircraft landing (two methods indicated).
The 'Blitz' – from the German term Blitzkrieg ('lightning war') – was the sustained campaign of aerial bombing attacks on British towns and cities carried out by the Luftwaffe (German Air Force) from September 1940 until May 1941.