Based on the play of the same name by G. Mdivany. The year of 1941. Ilya Streltsov, a young lieutenant, graduated from a flying school, is appointed to a fighter unit guarding the sky of Moscow. Friendly collective accepts Ilya to their team. The new friends and Zoya, a young woman he loves witness his success. For courage displayed in combat flights Ilya is honored the title of the Hero of the Soviet Union.
Source : www.mosfilm.ru