AMY JOHNSON SETS NEW FLIGHT RECORD - 1932 British aviatrix Amy Johnson breaks her new husband Jim Mollison's flight record as she sets a new solo record for the flight from London, England to Cape Town, South Africa. The flying sweethearts grin for the cameras thrilled that they share the same interests and records.
STUNT PILOT AL WILSON KILLED IN CRASH - 1932 Al Wilson poses at a Cleveland, Ohio air show then takes to the air. Tragedy strikes when his 1910 biplane runs into a new autogiro plane flown by Johny Miller as both come in for a landing. Miller and a passenger are not badly hurt by Al Wilson is killed in the crash.
LADIES LIGHT UP THEIR PIPES - 1932 New Jersey women introduce the latest fad – pipes for women. Pipe makers work frantically at the factory to keep up with the new demands while ladies everywhere and from all walks of life light up.
JIM MOLLISON SETS NEW FLIGHT RECORD - 1932 Scottish aviation pioneer Jim Mollison becomes the first pilot to perform an East-to-West solo trans-atlantic flight from Dublin, Ireland to Pennfield, New Brunswick with his plane "The Heart's Content."
KIDS RIDE MINIATURE TRAIN - 1932 Youngsters get a kick out of riding the miniature locomotive build by W.H. Nichols of Waltham, Massachusetts. Every day is Christmas in Nichols backyard where the train takes the children through a series of tunnels, bridges and stations.
MONSIEUR STAPP & HIS BULLET CAR - 1932 Monsieur Stapp drives his new "Bullet" car through the streets of Paris, France. He hopes to soon beat the speed record held by Sir Malcolm Campbell and his car "Bluebird."
FOURTH ANNUAL CARRIER PIGEON CHUCK-UP - 1932 The fourth annual pigeon chuck-up sees 5,000 carrier pigeons freed at Holmes Airport in Jackson Heights, L.I. in a strange competition to see which bird brings home the most guests with it. The winner gets to keep the extra birds.
SMARANDA BRAESCUS SETS PARACHUTE RECORD - 1932 Smaranda Braescu of Italy sets a new world record for altitude parachute jumping by making the leap at 24,000 feet. Another woman aviator makes history. Great pilot POV of Smaranda as she leaps from the plane.
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