Flight test footage of the D'Ascanio D'AT3 Italian helicopter in North Ciampino near Rome Italy. Helicopter designed by Corradino D'Ascanio is seen with two 13 meter counter-rotating coaxial rotors. DAT3 lifts off and hovers above the ground, performing maneuvers, piloted by Marinello Nelli.
Shows take off and airborne turns of D'Ascanio Italian helicopter, built by Corradino D'Ascanio. It is a large co-axial helicopter with two, counter rotating rotors. Marinello Nelli pilots the D'Ascanio D'AT3 through take off and demonstrating airborne turns.
Graf Zeppelin airship lands in Rome, Italy. German Graf Zeppelin in flight over Rome. King Victor Emanuel III and Italian Air Minister Italo Balbo talk to officers at Ciampino Airport. Graf Zeppelin lands as King Victor Emanuel III shakes hands with the crew. The King comes out of the airship after inspecting it.
Allied aircraft parked at North African airbases. The British and American crews study charts and maps of Rome and mark bombing locations. Pilots and navigators board the planes. Bomber aircraft in flight. Railroad yards in Rome bombed with pinpoint precision by Allied bomber planes in broad daylight. Targets included the San Lorenzo freight yard and steel factory, the "Scalo del Littorio" on the north side of Rome, and the Ciampino airport.
U.S. President Richard Nixon arrives at the Ciampino Airport in Rome, during his visit to Europe. The U.S. Air Force One lands taxiing at the airport. Italian Army honor guard at the airport. Italian President Giuseppe Saragat welcomes and escorts President Nixon for a press address at the runway. A large crowd gathered at the terminal building cheers for him. President Nixon addresses outside the terminal building, shakes hands with President Giuseppe Saragat and walks inside the terminal building.
Athletes from all over the world arrive to participate in the 1960 Olympics in Rome. The athletes arrive at the Ciampino Airport. People gather at the airport to greet the sports stars. Sportsmen from different nations disembark from aircraft and are greeted by a large crowd.