YANKEE CLIPPER SEAPLANE The Yankee Clipper, a huge trans-Atlantic seaplane, takes off for thrilling test flights over New York's skyline in preparation for ocean service. The first pictures show the crew at their posts.
AID SUPPLIES PLANE BACK FROM CHILE The giant 4-motored "Flying Fortress", which took medical supplies to victims of an earthquake in Chile, lands in Langley Field, VA with its crew of ten. Major Haynes, commander, is awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for the relief flight.
PLANES ON AN AIRCRAFT CARRIER Pilots get dressed and prepare for take-off from an aircraft carrier. Take offs and landings from the aircraft carrier. Great point of view shots of the carrier and the ocean from the back of the planes.
MISSING AIRLINER FOUND IN YOSEMITE PARK Searchers locate a missing TWA airliner that crashed on Buena Vista peak in Yosemite National Park, California three months before. All nine on board were killed in the accident that leaves wreckage scattered over the ground and surrounding trees.
TEST FLIGHT FOR DOUGLAS DC-4 AIRLINER The new Douglas DC-4 airliner passes flight tests with flying colors. The crew on the ground keep tight contact with the pilot as he navigates the 42-passenger plane over Santa Monica, California.
VICTIMS RECOVERED FROM SEAPLANE CRASH Tragedy strikes Seattle, Washington after two women die underwater when a seaplane crashes while landing on Lake Union. Rescuers try to revive the women but finally have to admit defeat.
TAILLESS PLANE ON TEST FLIGHT Brooklyn pilot Jimmy Taylor tests a new tailless plane that resembles a very odd bumblebee or something out of science fiction. Army officials are excited about the possibility of mounting a machine gun in it to shoot straight to the rear, which has been a long sought advantage for their planes.
RMS QUEEN MARY SAFELY DOCKS IN NYC A small plane flies over the RMS Queen Mary emphasizing the huge ocean liner's size as she docks in New York City despite a tugboat strike. Skipper Commodore Robert B. Irving credits this incredible feat to good luck and his St. Christopher medal.
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