[Title: Inauguration of Mail Service from Ottawa (05/05/1928)] mail is taken out of postal van at airport and placed in aircraft (Fairchild). Squadron Leader Cowley cranks the engine and plane taxis away; brief glimpse of movie camera mounted on tripod. Shots of various people standing around plane. MS of DH Moth on tarmac. PAN of desolate coutryside with water in background, showing small town, waterfront with fishing shacks, boats. Shot of Stearman bi-plane with AIR MAIL written along fuselage. Shot of Stearman plane revving up, of hangar and people.