MAN SETS NEW BURIED ALIVE RECORD Harry A. Morrison buries himself six feet underground for four months in a coffin with only a small hole through which he can receive food and water. People pay to watch his coming out as he is unearthed in good spirits.
KINGFORD-SMITH & TAYLOR SET NEW FLIGHT RECORD Australian aviators Capt. P.G. Taylor and Sir Charles Kingford-Smith fly from Australia to San Francisco, California in the Lady Southern Cross setting a new record of being the first to fly the route via the Pacific.
BOYS SET NEW BIKE ENDURANCE RECORD - 1930 Four schoolboys in Hackensack, N.J. take turns riding a bicycle around Jackson Avenue School to set a new endurance record as their family and friends cheer them on.
DONALD CAMPBELL SETS NEW SPEED RECORD - 1955 On Lake Mead, Nevada Donald Campbell continues his quest for speed as he pilots his jet boat "Bluebird II" to a new record of 216.2 m.p.h becoming the only man to exceed 200 m.p.h. on water, and live.
Date: November 17, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:03:00, With Audio
UPSIDE DOWN PILOT SETS NEW RECORD - 1933 Captain Raffaele Colacicchi flies upside down over Rome, Italy setting a new record at 42 minutes and 37 seconds. Pilot POV from the plane that accompanies the good captain to the upside down aircraft - amazing.
JESSICA DUBROFF SETS OFF FOR NEW RECORD - 1996 Seven-year-old Jessica Dubroff of Half Moon Bay, California waves to family and friends as she takes off with her father and flight instructor on her quest to set a new record as the youngest pilot ever to fly across America.
Date: April 10, 1996 - COLOR Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:22:00, No Audio
FEMALE PILOT JERRIE MOCK CIRCLES GLOBE SOLO Ohio mother of three Geraldine "Jerrie" Mock sets out to finish what Amelia Earhart started and completes the first solo around-the-world flight by a woman pilot, and in a record 29 days too.
NEW ZEALAND FEMALE AVIATION RECORD BREAKER JEAN BATTEN New Zealand female pilot Jean Batten lands her plane. Still wearing her flight gear Ms. Batten poses for cameras before leaving the plane and walking through the crowd of fans followed by reporters. She was awarded the Harmon Trophy three times for setting new aviation records in the decade.
JESSICA DUBROFF'S DREAM ENDS - 1996 Montage of seven-year-old Jessica Dubroff of California who set out to become the youngest person to fly across the U.S. Sadly, her plane crashed during the flight killing her and her father and flight instructor who were on board.
Date: April 11, 1996 - COLOR Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:24:00, With Audio
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