FLOODS RAVAGE NORTHEAST STATES - 1955 Three days of torrential rains bring another flood disaster to Northeastern states just beginning to recover from Hurricane Diane. Passenger POV from a helicopter surveying the damage and daring rescues.
YUMA AIRBASE TARGET COMPETITION - 1955 Hundreds of jet fighters and Air Force pilots gather at Yuma Airbase in Arizona for a spectacular contest of aerial marksmanship. Plane after plane fires rockets at a small flag pulled by another plane, the results are tallied and the airmen congratulated on their outstanding skills.
77TH CANADIAN NATIONAL EXHIBITION - 1956 Gorgeous aerials of the 77th Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) with parades, night time rides that glitter against a black velvet background and a spectacular fireworks show to top it all off!
HURRICANES, CYCLONES & FLOODS MONTAGE - 1955 Montage of natural disasters as hurricanes, cyclones and floods scar the summer of 1955 across the nation. Hundreds are left dead and thousands more homeless from hurricane-battered North Carolina to flood-stricken Connecticut and more.
AFTERMATH OF HURRICANE JANET - 1955 - 1 U.S. Navy helicopters fly round-the-clock rescue missions in Tampico, hit hard by Hurricane Janet and ensuing floods. People on rooftops leave messages begging for help, food and water which are flown in. Helicopter rescuer POV of a man being pulled off rooftop and daring boat rescues in the struggle to save nearly 1,500 from the raging floods.
AFTERMATH OF HURRICANE JANET IN MEXICO - 1955 The aftermath of deadly Hurricane Janet in Mexico that swept across the Yucatan Peninsula leaves flooded lands, 600 dead and thousands more homeless. Refugees get aid in the form of food and typhoid shots even as they try to put together their lives and say goodbye to loved ones who perished in the storm.
WORLD'S LARGEST TURBINE HELICOPTER - 1955 The world's largest turbine-powered transport helicopter — the 40-passenger YH-16A
"Turbo Transporter" — makes its debut at the Philadelphia International airport.
Date: December 11, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:49:00, With Audio
OIL BOOMS EXPANDS CITY OF CARACAS - 1955 Venezuela's oil-rich economy results in a booming Caracas with aerial and ground views of the city highlighting its development. President Marcos Jimenez dedicates a modern school, and a housing project for 13,000.
CALIFORNIA & PACIFIC NORTHWEST FLOODS - 1955 The worst disaster since the San Francisco earthquake hits California and the Pacific Northwest as storms roar in on a 1,000 mile front and bring record floods in their wake. A wall of water inundates California towns leaving over 50,000 homeless and 47 dead.
NEW RECONNAISSANCE DRONE PLANE TESTED - 1955 The U.S. Army tests its new aerial reconnaissance RP-17 drone plane
developed at Fort Huachuca, Arizona. The pilotless plane is launched with a catapult and controlled by radio as it takes still or motion pictures of the terrain below.
Date: October 31, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:36:00, With Audio
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