WILEY POST ON RECORD-BREAKING SOLO FLIGHT Wiley Post stops at Edmonton, Canada to refuel during his incredible eight-day solo flight around the world. From there he makes the journey home to Floyd Bennett Field, N.Y. where he is greeted crowds of adoring fans and the press.
CARL LAEMMLE SUPPORTS NRA & FDR Universal Studios founder Carl Laemmle returns from a trip abroad to express the confidence and he and people abroad have in FDR and the NRA (National Recovery Administration).
AVIATION NEWS ON LINDBERGHS & MATTERN Charles and Anne Lindbergh take off from Bowery Bay, New York on a flight to Greenland to survey a route across the North Atlantic for the Pan American Airways. Cut to aviator James "Jimmie" Mattern posing before his around the world flight. His mother Mrs. Caroline Mattern talks about the wire she just received from her son during his travels.
WILEY POST GIVEN N.Y. TICKER TAPE PARADE Wiley Post is greeted by 50,000 people in Floyd Bennett airfield following his successful eight-day round-the-world solo flight. Later the pioneer aviator is given a New York ticker tape for his accomplishment.
WILEY POST TAKES OFF ON SOLO WORLD FLIGHT Famous aviator Wiley Post points out a list of the places he plans to fly to as he circles the globe solo in his monoplane "Winnie Mae." Post poses briefly with his plane then prepares for take-off on yet another record-breaking flight.
MOLLISONS CRASH DURING FLIGHT Aviation pioneers Jim and Amy (Johnson) Mollison take off in their plane "Seafarer" for a new around the world flight record but crash in Connecticut. The plane lies upside in a tangled mess while Jim and Amy recuperate from their injuries.
WRIGHT BROTHERS NATIONAL MONUMENT - 1932 An impressive 150-foot granite pylon is dedicated to the Wright Brothers on the site of their first flight at Kill Devil Hills, N.C. Orville Wright is on hand for the memorial ceremony.
Date: March 2, 1932 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:47:00, No Audio
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