Captain Blackadder, Lieutenant George, and Private Baldrick see joining the Air Corps as a great way of sitting in a classroom instead of fighting on the front lines. Unfortunately for them, the course is taught by Squadron Commander Flasheart, who lives for danger- much like his nemesis, the infamous Red Baron. Written by
19 October 1989 (UK)
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Footage from Aces High
(1976) was used for the flying sequences of "Private Plane". See more
[during a German air raid
Where's our air force? They're meant to defend us against this sort of thing. Right, that's it!
[picks up telephone
Hello? Yes, yes, I'd like to leave a message for the head of the Flying Corps, please. That's Air Chief Marshall Sir Hugh Massingbird-Massingbird, VC, DFC and Bar. Message reads "Where are you you bastard".