CHUCK YEAGER AND THE X-1 - HD Captain Chuck Yeager takes off from Edwards Air Force Base on the experimental rocket-powered Bell X-1 airplane. He sets a record as the first pilot to break the sound barrier. Transferred from film, mastered in Apple Pro Res 422 HQ and Uncompressed, available in all forms of HD and SD.
Date: October 14, 1947 - BLACK/WHITE Source: HD Length: 00:00:48:00, With Audio
EDDIE RICKENBACKER PREPARES FOR FLIGHT - HD Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker climbs into the new Douglas airliner from Eastern Air Lines with the intention of setting a new transcontinental speed record. Master in Apple Pro Res 422 HQ 29.97fps 1080p.
Date: 1934 - BLACK/WHITE Source: HD Length: 00:00:26:00, No Audio
AUSTRALIAN PILOTS SET NEW RECORD - HD Patrick Gordon Taylor and Sir Charles Kingford-Smith complete the first Australia to America flight via the Pacific. They come to a smooth landing in San Francisco in their plane, the Lady Southern Cross. Master in Apple Pro Res 422 HQ 29.97fps 1080p.
Date: 1934 - BLACK/WHITE Source: HD Length: 00:00:59:00, No Audio
BERLIN AIRLIFT - 2- HD On the tenth month anniversary of the Berlin Airlift, Air Force pliots make a record 1300 flights in 24 hours to deliver food and supplies to the blockaded residents of West Berlin and Allied command posts stationed there. Transferred from film, mastered in Apple Pro Res 422 HQ and Uncompressed, available in all forms of HD and SD.
Date: April 15, 1949 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:48:00, With Audio
X-2 ALTITUDE RECORD SET - HD Pilot Ivan C. Kinchloe sets a new altitude record while flying the experimental Bell X-2 rocket powered airplane. After the X-2 is launched from a B-50 mothership, Kinchloe flies over Edwards Airforce Base at 126,000 ft. Transferred from film, mastered in Apple Pro Res 422 HQ and Uncompressed, available in all forms of HD and SD.
Date: September 7, 1956 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:48:00, With Audio
SOVIET PILOTS SET NEW FLIGHT RECORD Soviet airmen Mikhail Gromov, Andrey Yumashev and Sergei Danilin are greeted by enthusiastic fans after they set a new world record for the longest non-stop flight in history. Meanwhile the plane they used in their journey has been left in Vancouver to be dismantled and shipped back to Russia.
MERRILL & LAMBIE ON TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT Dick Merrill and co-pilot Jack Lambie take off on a transatlantic flight from New York to England to get exclusive first photographs of King's Coronation. Pilot POV from an airplane following the duo who set a new record for the crossing.
SPEED PILOT JIMMIE WEDELL Rare footage of the exploits and accomplishments of speed pilot and aviation engineer James "Jimmie" Wedell who was the first pilot to break the 300 miles per hour flying barrier before his tragic death in 1934.
JAPANESE AVIATORS SET NEW FLIGHT RECORD Japanese aviators Masaaki Iinuma and Kenji Tsukagoshi are enthusiastically greeted at England's Croydon Airport after setting a new flight record of 94 hours from Tokyo to London in their monoplane Kamikaze (Divine Wind).
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