Danger Flight

Danger Flight (aka Scouts of the Air) is a 1939 American film directed by Howard Bretherton and starring John Trent as Tailspin Tommy Tompkins, Marjorie Reynolds, Milburn Stone and Jason Robards Sr. The film featured young aviation enthusiasts in a model club.


Ace flyer "Tailspin" Tommy Tomkins (John Trent) starts a model flying club for young boys, to learn about aviation. When Mr. Brown (Joseph E. Bernard) receives a large payroll by aircraft, then by car, gangster Mike Lewis (Dennis Moore) and two gang members try to hold him up. Tommy agrees to carry the next payroll by small aircraft and then helps Mike's little brother Whitey (Tommy Baker), a tough orphan, get a model aircraft and join the model club.