- Title: CF705
Wide shots of sea and ships distantly in background. Evening sky and sun setting. Two men holding up paddles to direct planes. Planes taking off a runway. VS two men with paddles directing planes as planes flying overhead. LA of planes taking off
Lots of stationery planes on ship runway with propellers running. Cut to men examining planes from runway on the back of a ship. HA planes taking off runway. Night time shots of planes taking off, quite dark. Day time shots of planes flying overhead
CU man with paddles navigating planes to land. VS planes landing on ship runway. Night time shots of planes taking off. Stationery planes on ship runway with propellers running, small boat in background. VS of planes on runway. Nice close up shots of man in uniform looking through binoculars out to sea. Planes taking off ship runway. VS of boats in the water with planes flying overhead. Planes flying in distance.
Tests of plane landings. Title card “Landing no51, 2nd February 1923, Plane aeromarine, Deck speed 33mph, Pilot O.M. Darling ACR USN”. Biplane landing. More test cards and biplanes landing. Biplane with “U.S.S. LANGLEY” on the side.
Various shot of planes crash-landing onto aircraft runway. Test card “Landing no2181, Lieut. Rittenhouse, U.S.N, TS-1, 19 Aug 1926” Sailors watch as plane crash lands. Slow motion shot of sailors rushing to help. Slow motion shot of plane crashing into water.
Failed tests of planes landing and taking off. Test card “Takeoff Over Side”. Biplane takes off and goes over the side of runway into the sea. Lots of good slow motion shots of planes crash landing. Shot of sailor looking into camera.
Plane on fire. Plane crash landing. Lots of good slow motion shots of planes crash landing.
- Keywords:1920s, MILITARY AIRCRAFT, US NAVY, PLANES, SEABORNE AVIATION, AIRCRAFT CARRIER, U.S.S LANGLEY, PLANES, PLANE TAKE-OFFS, PLANE LANDINGS, BIPLANE, TEST LANDINGS, TEST TAKE OFFS, PLANE CRASHES.
- Master Title:CF705