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.
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.
WILEY POST & WILL ROGERS PERISH IN FLIGHT Popular '30s icons aviator Wiley Post and actor Will Rogers pose for their up and coming round-the-world flight. Tragically the pair are killed when their plane crashes in Alaska.
Date: August 15, 1935 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:11:00, No Audio
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.
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