Film: 4846

Aviation | 1910 | Silent | B/W

Synopsis:

Compilation of aircraft news stories, 1909-1912.

Map of route. London-Leeds-Harrogate. Aviator looking at a cockpit map The start. The aircraft leave one at a time.
Inter title - Brooklands (by courtesy of Major Lindsey Lloyd BARC).
Aircraft take off from Brooklands. Plane dives into ground from a distance as filmed by Jury Films.
Intertitle - Famous airman killed. Graham Gilmour meets fatal accident. Wrecked aeroplane in Old Deer Park, Richmond (Steam train in background).
Aeroplane contest at Rheims as filmed by Eclipse. Arrival of President Fallieres. General French and the English Mission. Lots of court ladies. Much activity in the stands. Curtiss the record man of speed. (Wright Bros?) Lathan the record man of altitude. Louis Bleriot and his monoplane. Two monoplanes. Airship in background. The wreck of Bleriot's monoplane.


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