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Summary: Aircraft recognition film describing the Republic F84E Thunderjet aircraft.
Description: The film begins by showing the official Aircraft Recognition journal. The Thunderjet is one of the United States most versatile fighters, and successor to the Thunderbolt. Plan-view, head-on and side-view diagrams are shown. The Thunderjet is shown on the airfield accompanied by descriptions of historical and technical detail and usage. It is shown taking off, the film indicating that the prototype first flew on February 28th 1946. A model of the aircraft in flight is used as a conclusion. The F84F is shown briefly in diagram and photograph form. The film concludes by summing up the main points of the F84E.