AVIATOR TESTS FIRST FLIGHT PRESSURE SUIT Aviation pioneer Wiley Post makes the first practical advances in pressurized flying as he tests the world’s first pressure suit reaching an altitude of 40,000 feet.
AMELIA EARHART DISAPPEARS Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan are well into their round-the-world flight when they take off from Lae, New Guinea on 2 July 1937 with the intended destination of Howland Island. The aviators never reach their destination and disappear without a trace to become one of the greatest mysteries of all time. Aerial and ocean searches for the pair yield no results.
Date: July 2, 1937 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:44:00, With Audio
GAY RIGHTS ACTIVIST GEORGE HISLOP Gay rights activist George Hislop speaking to a crowd. Hislop uses his walk to climb stairs. He speaks to reporters about his fight for Canada Pension Plan benefits as a same-sex surviving partner.
Date: October 9, 2005 - COLOR Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:20:00, No Audio
FEMALE PILOT JERRIE MOCK CIRCLES GLOBE SOLO Ohio mother of three Geraldine "Jerrie" Mock sets out to finish what Amelia Earhart started and completes the first solo around-the-world flight by a woman pilot, and in a record 29 days too.
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