A French Canadian is first in his class at flying school: Various LSs of parade ground, graduates drawn up on parade, brass arriving. Cut to spectators. LS of officers, Air Marshal Billy Bishop at the front, saluting the graduating class of Number 13 Air Training School at Saint Hubert. Leading Air Craftsman Jacques Thibeault approaches and gets his wing from Air Marshal Billy Bishop. Shots of other graduating flyers getting wings pinned on at Saint-Hubert Air School. CUs of various individuals in the ranks, of Women's Division. CUs of face of Air Vice-Marshal Albert de Niverville and of Group Captain JS Scott, Officer Commanding of the base. LAS of Harvard trainers flying past in threes. Sequence on march past with shots of men marching past the camera, of Air Marshal Billy Bishop, Air Vice-Marshal Albert de Niverville, Group Captain JS Scott and others at Saint-Hubert Air School.


Excerpt from
Actualités canadiennes no 12
National Film Board
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