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Air Force Story, The - Chapter 3: Struggle For Recognition 1923 - 1930

Reel Number: 250186-04

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1920s

Country: USA


TC Begins: 14:30:41

TC Ends: 14:45:02

Duration: 00:14:21

NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk 1920s - Army Air Corps Activities, 1923 - 1930 Titles. 14:31:43 Boston crowd greeting Navy amphibious biplanes landing on round-the-world tour & to dock in launch. Posing on airfield 14:32:42 22Aug23 Wittemann-Lewis NBL-1 Barling Bomber w/ 6 Liberty engines taxiing at Wright Patterson. MCUs. Taking off; aerials. Only 1 built. 14:34:24 02May27 President Coolidge greeting Pan-American flyers: Major Dargue, Capt. Ira Eaker, McDaniel,Thompson, Fairchild, Whitehead, Weddington at Bolling Field 01May27. 14:35:04 1926 groundbreaking for Wright Field, flag raising in 1928 by Orville Wright w/ Secretary of War Davis, Judge Landis etc. Gun salute. Low fly over. 14:36:05 Fokker tri-motor Bird of Paradise prepared for Oakland, California to Honolulu, Hawaii flight by Maitland & Hegenberger CUs & takeoff. Aerial over Oakland & water. People greeting, taxiing. 14:37;35 CUs Lindbergh, Wiley Post & Will Rogers, Amelia Earhart. MLS Ruth Elder plane crash. 14:37:58 Aerials above various planes in flight. Aerial refueling Fokker C-2A Question ? by Douglas C-1. Question mark landing & endurance pilots out of plane & congratulated. CU of 5 team members: Halvorsen, Eaker, Hooe, Spaatz, Quesada. 14:40:08 Major Ralph Royce led Air Corps cold weather flights on skiis, taking off. 14:41:25 13Oct25 Crowd at 1925 Pulitzer air race, Curtiss Hawk airplane pushed out, started. Army vs Navy around closed course won by Cyrs Bettis in Army R3C-1 at 249mph, Navy Lt. Al Williams in same type. MCUs. 14:42:57 Schneider 1925 Seaplane race in Baltimore. MCU Jimmy Doolittle; other planes into water. CU winner Doolittle. 14:43:37 Cleveland Air Race, Army maneuvers watched by Lindbergh. 14:44:00 Montage of army air corps planes, stunting. 14:44:45 The End. USAAF; Air Force Promotion; History; Celebrities; Adventurers; NOTE: Sold at per reel rate. Some overexposed. Sound track problem from transfer - not usable except for reference purposes. FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk

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