Federal Airlines ace pilot Chick Faber is grounded by Flight Superintendent Bill Graves when a doctor says his eyesight is failing. Aided by Mary Norvell and Nan Hudson, Graves persuades Chick to take a job as teacher in the school for airline hostesses, and Chick and Mary get married. He learns that the Army is going to test a stratosphere plane that he and Artie Dixon designed and feels that he should make the first flight but permission is refused. Written by
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Did You Know?
The American Airlines Douglas DC-3/DST (Douglas Sleeper Transport) shown at the beginning of the film, registration NC16002 was built in 1936 and named Flagship Illinois (changed to Flagship Tennesee during filming). On December 28, 1948 it disappeared on a flight from San Juan, Puerto Rico to Miami, Florida with 29 passengers and 3 crew members. See more
When the plane has finished boarding and the pilot waves good-bye and starts to taxi, the officer near the rear of the plane appears to be in front of the tailplane. When the camera angle changes, he's behind the tailplane, but we didn't see him duck or move out of the way. See more