Film: 4333

Aviation | 1920 | Silent | B/W


Amateur home movie.
Alan Cobham next to his biplane wearing cap and goggles. He climbs into the cockpit. Point of view from the aircraft taking off and in flight. Over tents and mountains. Flying over a bay. Over boats and ships. Colonial types, men and women walk towards aircraft wearing pith helmets. One takes his helmet off and talks to the camera. Planes lined up, Westland Waipiti planes in India (probably). Close up of the working parts of the engine and the propeller. Three men pull a rope to get the propeller going. The planes taxi off into the distance. One flies overhead very close and low. Three fly overhead in formation. Monoplane comes into land. More shots of planes flying overhead.

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