A picture of airplane assembly and construction and the new ways and methods to meet the vast building program under way. Bombers, cargo carriers, troop transports, attack bombers and the modern aircraft workshop-city that is providing them, from small to large concerns. How defense has shown that production can be speeded up, the special construction snags...the parts of the machines and their importance...musts of design, safety, economy of material, schools for the workers and the vital necessity of skilled workers. Contrasts of German production and products. An appreciation of a vast undertaking and the steps that have already been taken. Guide to airplane design, costs, production -- for the interested layman.