Crowd gathered at airfield sees a Caprioni heavy bomber and watches it take off. Captain Eddie Rickenbacker among spectators
United States USA Date:1919 Duration:44 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Views from side and partial rear of a Caprioni heavy bomber, showing its three engines driving two tractor and one pusher propellers. Other features are twin fuselage and triple tail. Number SC 40070 painted on fuselage. Crowd watches as the Caprioni takes off in a cloud of dust. Among the spectators is U.S. Army Air Services Captain Eddie Rickenbacker, who mingles with the crowd and poses for pictures with a boy and a U.S. Navy Lieutenant. Rickenbacker shakes hands with the Navy Lieutenant and the boy.
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