Transatlantic flight by Yancey and Williams from Maine to Rome. Roger Q Williams and Captain Lewis A. Yancey start their flight from Old Orchard, Maine in Bellanca monoplane named "Pathfinder."They get into the aircraft and take a wreath to drop in the Atlantic in memory of lost aviators. Pathfinder monoplane in flight headed for Rome, Italy.
A Cavalry school, Tor Di Quinto, for advanced cross country riding in Rome, Italy. King Emmanuel inspects the school. Cavalry officers march in line on an open field. They demonstrate their riding skills by jumping over fences and other raised hurdles. They ride through hilly terrain. Cavalry officers come down steep slope. One of the horses falls down. The King congratulates the commandment and drives off in his car. Officers salute the King.
Cavalry officers ride horses at cavalry school, Tor Di Quinto in Rome, Italy. Horses gallop at great speed in open field. They jump over raised hurdles one at a time. One of the horses falls down.
American foreign officers attend Cavalry school, Tor Di Quinto in Rome, Italy. Cavalry officers undergo training on an open field. They jump over fences and cross various hurdles. They jump over a small wall of stones. Horses gallop at great speed in an open field. They jump over fences placed on a raised platform.
Last leg of transatlantic flight by Roger Q Williams and Captain Lewis A Yancey arriving land in Rome after brief stop in Spain, on their flight from Old Orchard, Maine. They are seen by their Bellanca monoplane named "Pathfinder." Another scene shows Benito Mussolini, dressed in white suit and hat, standing with other officials, awaiting arrival of the aviators. (After 2 hours he must leave and doesn't get to greet them personally.) Night scene of the aviators with Italian crowd of admirers. A large bonfire is lit nearby. Photographers in the crowd.
Transatlantic flight attempt by Roger Q Williams and Captain Lewis A Yancey in Bellanca monoplane named "the Green Flash. They take off from Teterboro, New Jersey and are seen landing on the beach at Old Orchard, Maine. They refuel and board for their transoceanic leg to Rome. But on takeoff role along the beach, they hit a puddle of seawater that causes them to crash. Views of the damaged airplane.