Title of Story: Air!
Written by: Mr K D Barker
Logline: Strapped to the wing and the engines are running…
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Type: Feature Screenplay
Air! is set shortly after World War II
1948: The world has succumbed to political uncertainty, economic austerity and food rationing. Powerful heads of state meet to discuss how they can best exert influence on other emerging economies. An around-the-world air race is suggested; any nation can take part. The statesmen believe the race will stimulate international cooperation and emerging jet-aircraft technology with all the benefits that entails.
The film follows various mad-cap Aviators through their hilarious and often perilous adventures to be first around the world by Air!