A flight of three Curtiss P-40 aircraft, from the U.S. Army Air Corps 8th Pursuit Group, make a formation takeoff at Mitchel Field, Long Island, New York. Next, two flights of three aircraft each, take off in a formation of six P-40s. Scene shifts to a formation of 15 P-40s in flight overhead. The aircraft return and land by flights of three, in formation. Closeup of several taxiing, with canopies open, after landing. A flight of three with landing gears down, flying on a downwind leg in formation. Closeup of two P-40s touching down on the runway. All three squadrons of the Group (33rd, 35th & 36th) appear to be represented.
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