Famous early French flyers and flights in the early 1900's
France Date:1947 Duration:3 min 28 sec Sound:Yes
Major Phillipe who flew from Villacoubay to Eastchurch, England in three stops. De Moulinet who flew 1450 kilometers. Pegoud, pilot for the Bleriot firm, shown making flight tests with arresting gear. Scenes of first live parachute jump over France made by Adolphe Pegoud. Aerial maneuvers piloted by Pegoud in 1913. Views of jubilant crowd who watched the flight and race to meet Pegoud after landing, then carry him on shoulders and celebrate.
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