FAST NEW SEAPLANE TESTED A two motored, all-metal flying boat, capable of speeding 250 M.P.H. for more than 10,000 miles, passes tests with flying colors. The seaplane, weighing 25 tons, will carry 52 passengers and a crew of 5 in ocean service.
PILOT LOST AT SEA Thomas H. Smith, daring pilot, takes off from Old Orchard Beach, Maine in a tiny \"Baby Clipper,\" and disappears into the dawn on an attempted flight to Ireland. The last images of the intrepid flier, now given up as lost at sea.
'MYSTERY' BOMBER TAKES OFF The new bombing plane, built for France by the Douglas company, takes off in Inglewood, California for spectacular speed trials at Mines Field. Experts agree that it's probably the fastest war plane in the air today.
HYDROPLANE TEST FLIGHT A speedy new plane for the U.S. Naval fleet, propelled by a streamlined engine and capable of using floats for landing and take off on water, is given a test flight by H. Lloyd Child, Curtiss Company. The passengers get a great view of Manhattan from their luxurious cabin.
YANKEE CLIPPER SEAPLANE The Yankee Clipper, a huge trans-Atlantic seaplane, takes off for thrilling test flights over New York's skyline in preparation for ocean service. The first pictures show the crew at their posts.
AID SUPPLIES PLANE BACK FROM CHILE The giant 4-motored "Flying Fortress", which took medical supplies to victims of an earthquake in Chile, lands in Langley Field, VA with its crew of ten. Major Haynes, commander, is awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for the relief flight.
PLANES ON AN AIRCRAFT CARRIER Pilots get dressed and prepare for take-off from an aircraft carrier. Take offs and landings from the aircraft carrier. Great point of view shots of the carrier and the ocean from the back of the planes.
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