A film 'Safe On Base' depicts an American military base on the Bermuda Islands. A map of the Bermuda Islands on a table. The wing of a U.S. airplane. Aerial views of the Bermuda Islands. A sign: 'Headquarters, Bermuda Base Command, 1389th Air Force Base Unit, Atlantic Division, Air Transport Command'. A jeep driven on a road. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) SB-17G Flying Fortress aircraft on a ramp.
Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom and the Duke of Edinburgh visit Bermuda. Aerial view of Bermuda. A sign reads 'Long Live The Queen'. The flags of Bermuda hanging on a building. Officials, dignitaries and soldiers at an airport. Two officials talk. The Queen and the Duke gets off from an aircraft. They are greeted by the officials. The Queen and the Duke review the soldiers. A close up of the Queen. Children in the streets greet her. Civilians carrying the Bermuda flags greet her. The Queen and the Duke in a horse drawn carriage and people crowd on either side of a street. People at a dock. The mast of a ship. The Bermuda flag on the ship. A sign reads 'God Save The Queen'. The Queen and the Duke along with other officials. Children wave to them. Queen Elizabeth and the Duke with officials on the deck. They wave to the civilians. The ship underway.
Film opens with camera panning across Kindley Field, Bermuda, where WB-50 and WB-29 aircraft of the U.S. Air Force 59th Weather Reconnaissance Flight (Hurricane Hunters) are parked. Cluster of buildings and checkered tanks are seen behind them. Scene shifts to crew of a WB-29, in flight gear, including back pack parachutes, posing in front of their aircraft. The Aircraft Commander checks their chutes and they board the aircraft.
WB-50D aircraft of the 59th Weather Reconnaissance Flight (Hurricane Hunters) flying in and out of cumulus storm clouds. Radio operator at his position keying an outbound message. A dropsonde operator working. He opens an airlock cover and then places the dropsonde into it and secures it. The airlock cover is then closed. The operator looks down through a window in the airlock.
U.S. President Harry S. Truman on USS Williamsburg in Bermuda during his holidays. Truman wearing a cap stands on the bridge of USS Williamsburg. A view of Bermuda landscape. The President and the commanding officer of the ship on the navigation bridge. A naval air station in Bermuda. Men man a rail on a rescue tug. Bermuda in the background. A motor launch with canopies on it. A small boat underway. A floating dry dock in the background. Three U.S. Navy Martin PBM Mariner aircraft in flight.
WB-50D Hurricane Hunter aircraft, of the 59th Weather reconnaissance Flight, landing at Kindley Air Force Base, Bermuda. Aerial views of storm clouds. View from inside a building. Pilot in cockpit of WB-50 appears to be flying in turbulent conditions. The pilot, later seen, eating a sandwich and drinking from a cup while monitoring the controls of the aircraft.