While instructing their pretty client Tanya Rovag, Ted and Jim become involved in trying to save her father's life from assassination by Communists, who are unwilling to let him publish the political exposé he has been secretly writing in the mountains.
Using a Ripcord, Inc. parachute, a former student of Ted and Jim's makes an early morning jump into an electro-physics laboratory to kill the head scientist and steal sensitive information. Ted and Jim are initially suspects, but then put their skills to use to aid the authorities in pursuit of the assassin.
When the diabetic daughter of a wealthy industrialist is kidnapped and abandoned in a canyon, Ted and Jim join forces with an elite team of Navy jumpers to find the girl, give her insulin and get her to a hospital.
After confronting three rowdy young men who were harassing one of Ripcord's young female students, Ted agrees to teach the punks how to jump, hoping to instill some discipline into them.
A lady stunt pilot tries to talk Ted into joining her air show. He has reservations about it, especially after he learns how far she's willing to go to put on a good show, like putting the lives of her fellow performers, as well as her own, in unnecessary danger.
In this introductory episode, Ted McKeever and Jim Buckley of Ripcord Inc. travel to Mexico to deliver a rare Geiger counter to a camp of strategic deposit miners from the U.S. When the miners are attacked and the counter stolen by a pair of unscrupulous prospectors, the sky divers set out to rescue the miners and capture the bandits.moreless