The island is visited by a number of politicians on a fact finding mission. The pilot flying them is a serious black market operator. And soon horse trading among the men gets out of hand.
Did You Know?
Prior to WWII and during the war itself the US Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard had enlisted men who were also pilots, In the Navy, they were referred to collectively as "Naval Aviation Pilots" or "NAPs". Enlisted pilots wore silver wings instead of the gold wings officers wore. Marine NAPs were sergeants. Approximately 30% of naval aviators in WWII were enlisted men. Enlisted Marine pilots continued to serve in ever-decreasing numbers until the last four were retired simultaneously in 1973. See more
The insignia on the side of the amphibious aircraft is incorrect. The US quit using the red ball in the star in May 1942. The Black Sheep Squadron wasn't formed until August 1943, over a year after the insignia had been changed. See more