Captain James A Mollison during the World's First 2 way Transatlantic Hop. Captain Mollison boards his small Puss Moth airplane for his return trip from Mineola, New York.. He shows his 10 shilling note before boarding the airplane. The aircraft taxis and takes off from a runway.
American aviator Hillig and Hoiriis take off for a trans Atlantic flight from Mineola, New York. Otto Hillig and Holger Hoiriis stands beside a Bellanca, a high wing monoplane. Hillig stands up in the cockpit as he waves before leaving for a flight from New York to Denmark. A sign on the cockpit reads 'Bellanca 3003 Transatlantic flight, Liberty, New York, to Copenhagen, Denmark. Owner : Otto Hillig, Liberty, New York; Holger Hoiriis, pilot'. Bellanca aircraft takes off.
Otto Hillig and Holger Hoiriis leave on a flight to Denmark in Liberty plane from Mineola, New York. Hillig and Hoiriis stand near Liberty plane. "Bellanca" written on the plane. A man waves. They are cheered by friends of the upstate New York photographer. The plane takes off.
The history of famous airplanes. A Bellanca aircraft in Mineola, New York. A small girl christens the aircraft. She breaks a bottle of champagne over the propeller of the aircraft. A crowd in the background. The three crew members of the aircraft - pilot C. D. Chamberlin, navigator L. W. Bertaud and pilot Bert Acosta pose. The aircraft taxis across an airfield. 'Paris' written on a side beneath the front windows. 'Bellance' written on the tail. The aircraft takes off. The aircraft approaches for a force landing after damaging the left landing gear wheel during the take off. The pilot sets the airplane down on the right gear. The airplane slows down, settles back upon the left wheel which collapses. The aircraft wheels around to the left dragging on a wing tip. Spectators run towards the crashed aircraft. The landing gear is repaired.
Aviatrix Elinor Smith escapes a plane crash in Mineola, New York. Her plane crashes in height flight trial. Elinor Smith is unhurt. A plane in the background. A man stands near her. Several men gathered around her. A man smokes. Elinor Smith wears her sun glasses.
Golden Gloves preliminary bout in Mineola, New York. A large crowd of spectators gathered to watch a Golden Gloves preliminary bout. Boxers box in a ring during the match. The spectators cheer the boxers. A referee judges the match.