- Title: CF369
10:00:02 - 10:03:13
Ext Smithsonian Museum, Washington DC.
Kittyhawk, Orville Wright climbs into plane and takes off, spectators in stands, vs early / funny flying attempts inc flapping wing plane, bicycle plane and collapsing wing plane.
1918 US Air Mail Service truck, Woodrow Wilson at first airmail flight from Washington DC to New York.
1919 NC-4 US Navy flying boat takes off, Lt Commander Albert Reed completes first transatlantic flight from New York to England in 57 hours.
Charles Lindbergh, man hangs upside down from bi-plane / barnstormer, STILL of Charles Lindbergh, in Air Corps and air mail pilots.
Ext Sikorsky Aircraft factory with plane in foreground.
Rene Foch and crew, plane takes off, plane crashes, survivors led away from plane, men watch aircraft in flames.
10:03:13 - 10:07:47
Richard E Byrd and Floyd Bennett shake hands and board plane, crowds throw hats in air, aerial shots over North Pole, plane lands, men wave hats in air.
Vs Spirit of St Louis being built, Charles Lindbergh stands by plane, news headline: "French Aces Try Paris to New York Flight".
French flyers take off from Paris, Lindbergh by plane, Spirit of St Louis towed to take off, aerial shot over farmland with shadow of plane visible, Spirit of St Louis flying, aerial of New York, plane landing, excited crowds greet plane.
Charles Lindbergh and wife, STILL of Charles Lindbergh, Admiral Byrd and Clarence Chamberlain, aerial over New York in fog, plane pushed and towed from hangar in fog, Charles Lindbergh changes into flight suit and prepares for flight.Charles Lindbergh looks out of plane window, men wave plane off, air to air shots of Spirit of St Louis, Eiffel Tower at night, cu spotlight, hysterical crowds at Le Bourget airport, thousands wave, Charles Lindbergh waves flags out of window, parade in carriage, waves US flag.
10:07:47 - 10:11:57
Charles Lindbergh arrives in USA by ship, Coolidge gives speech, vast crowds, Lindbergh given medal, Lindbergh gives speech as doves released, police hold crowds back, tickertape parade in New York, huge crowds, pan down building to banner reading Welcome Lindbergh, police hold back crowds, Lindbergh and wife watch parade, good crowd shots.
- Keywords:AVIATION, AVIATION HISTORY, FIRST FLIGHT, WRIGHT BROTHERS, AERONAUTICS, ATTEMPTS AT FLIGHT, SPIRIT OF ST LOUIS, CHARLES LINDBERGH, TRANS ATLANTIC FLIGHT, USA
- Master Title:CF369