Opening segment of "Army Air Forces special film project 151" known as "Wings for This Man". Negro airmen being trained at Tuskegee Army Air Field, Alabama during World War II. Panoramic views of Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. Monument to Booker T. Washington at Tuskegee Institute. Construction of airstrip near Tuskegee Institute. Planes , barracks, and building after construction of airfield nearby. Negro pilots, Tuskegee Airmen, board P-40 airplanes and take off during training flights. Various training classes cover topics such as navigation, engine basics, instruments and instrument flying. Trainee in a link trainer, and later in a BT-13 trainer airplane in flight (presumably under a hood). Trainees engage in calisthenics. BT-13 performs barrel roll. Aircraft seen in various scenes include: Lockheed P-38s; Vultee BT-13s; P-40s; and Stearman trainer. (Note: Narrator is Ronald Reagan)
From "Army Air Forces special film project 151" known as "Wings for This Man". Tuskegee Airmen U.S. Army Air Force negro pilots flying out of Tuskegee Army Air Field, Alabama during World War 2. Training flights in P-47 Thunderbolt fighters. Pilots around bombers parked at Tuskegee Army Air Field. Graduating class receive wings from U.S. Army Air Force officer. U.S. Army Air Forces P-40 Warhawks, P-47 Thunderbolts, and P-51 Mustangs take off from air strip. U.S. negro pilots being briefed in the European Theater. U.S. aircraft strafes grounded planes on enemy airfield. A grave site showing crosses and tombstones. (note: narrated by Ronald Reagan)
Final segment of "Army Air Forces special film project 151" known as "Wings for This Man". Third anniversary of Tuskegee Army Air Field being celebrated in August, 1944 during World War 2. Tuskegee Airmen U.S. negro cadets march. Commanding General U.S. Army Air Forces Eastern Flying Training Command addresses the cadets, families and spectators assembled. Cadets march at the ceremony. P-40 airplanes seen parked at the airfield. Several P-40s taxiing. (note: narrated by Ronald Reagan)
A film titled ' Negro pilots' about the Tuskegee Airmen negro pilot training in U.S. Army Air Forces in July, 1941. Five Negro pilots stand near an aircraft at Tuskegee, Alabama. Cadets and instructors walks past U.S. Army Air Forces BT-13aircraft. BT-13 aircraft take off and fly in formation. A BT-13 aircraft lands. A Negro pilot talks to an officer.
Two men on stage during graduation ceremonies of Tuskegee University in the United States. Negro students in convocation gowns and caps. New graduates file out of the graduation ceremony, pose for pictures and then visit with friends and family. A statue of Booker T Washington at Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama. View of stone inscription at base of the statue.
Students and teachers at the Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama. Students in groups walk out of the classes in Institute campus. Students and cars of teachers move out of campus. A signboard by the side walk reads 'Tuskegee Institute founded 1881'. Dr. Curtis wearing a hat greets a woman on her way.