18 DIE IN AIR EXPLOSION Scattered debris is mute testimony to the mid-air explosion of a Flying Boxcar in which all aboard--18 crewmen and passengers--died as the plane crashed before they could parachute to safety.
INDO-CHINA AIR STRIKES AID BELEAGUERED FRENCH As the tempo of combat mounts at the besieged fortress of Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam, Flying Boxcars turn bomber in an all-out air effort to relieve the pressure of the Red assault. One of the great defensive actions of military history continues.
EJECTION SEAT FOR JET BOMBERS "Seat to Safety" from a flying jet bomber: Tests of a new downward automatic ejection seat are successfully completed, from a bomber flying at 10,000 feet above the Gulf of Mexico. The parachute is opened automatically by explosive and timing devices.
MENDES-FRANCE MEETS CHURCHILL French Premier Mendes-France meets Winston Churchill and Foreign Minister Anthony Eden in England, following the deadlocked Brussels conference which upset European Army plans and put the Continent at a new turning point in its
AIR FORCE TOUR VISITS CUBA The U.S. Air Force "Wings Over The Americas" squadron visits Cuba. Spectacular aerial displays of stunts and precision flying by jets winds up the month-long tour of the Western Hemisphere.
BRITAIN DISPLAYS NEW AIRCRAFT - 1 At an airfield in Famborough, members of the press and the British aircraft industry gather to watch the unveiling of cutting-edge new planes like BAC 221 and the Hunter Mark 12.
Date: September 17, 1964 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:35:00, With Audio
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