The U.S. Navy flying boat Caroline Mars carry 218 passengers from San Diego to Alameda and sets a new record. The U.S. Navy officers and sailors stand at a dock. They wear life jackets and walk towards the flying boat. The sailors and passengers aboard a U.S. Navy flying boat Caroline Mars. Insignia of the United States on the Caroline Mars. A signal officer gives a signal. The flying boat taxis in water and takes off. Caroline Mars in flight from San Diego to Alameda.
Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi aboard USS Valley Forge (CVS-45) tied up at a pier in San Diego, California. View of saluting battery firing 7 rounds before scene shifts to the Shah and United States Navy and Iranian officers walking along the flight deck past U.S. Navy Douglas AD Skyraider aircraft. Shah and entourage walk along flight deck. U.S. Navy Grumman F6F Hellcat fighter aircraft seen on deck. Several U.S. warships are seen in San Diego harbor in the background. Shah's flag flies from mainmast of the Valley Forge.
Promotional documentary titled 'By The Way of Panama - California The Golden'. Describes views of California to be seen on a cruise from New York, via Panama. The sea shores of California with rocks and sand. A passenger ship sailing in the harbor of San Diego. Views of the San Diego Harbor. The ship, called the "Pennsylvania" reaches harbor of Los Angeles. The buildings and streets of the city of Los Angeles. A Hollywood film studio with shooting underway. Luxury homes of LA. The ship moves on to San Francisco. The harbor of San Francisco including Alcatraz Island in background. Views of the surroundings from a high ridge in San Francisco.
The Soaring Championship in San Diego, California. A pilot in a cockpit of a glider and closes the canopy of the glider. A man attaches a winch. The glider taxis and takes off. A man at controls of the towing winch. The glider in flight. Another glider attached with a towing winch taxis and takes off. The glider in flight. Both the gliders in flight.
Radio control test of a U.S. Navy seaplane in San Diego, California. The new seaplane at the seaplane base. A U.S. seaplane parked in the background. Men work on the seaplane. The seaplane being lowered into water. Men stand around the seaplane in water and two of them work on the wings. A man stands holding a tail of the plane. The seaplane taxis in the water. A man at controls. The plane tries to take off but falls back in water. The man at the controls. A man attaches a wing tip float under the wing of the seaplane. The plane taxis in the water and tries to take off for the second time but falls back in water.
Testing of American seaplane fighter aircraft F2Y Sea Dart in San Diego Bay in San Diego, California. The F2Y Sea Dart taxis in San Diego Bay during a test flight. Buildings on the shore in the background. Several vessels sailing on the bay waters. The F2Y Sea Dart takes off from the bay.