Views of various aircraft in flight and Jacqueline Cochran wins the Bendix Trophy race at Bennett Field, New York City.
New York City USA Date:1938 Duration:2 min 37 sec Sound:Yes
A large number of automobiles parked in a field, crowd looking up at the sky. Douglas Corrigan (famous for his wrong way flight from New York to Dublin, Ireland), standing with several girls in bath suits. A Piper J-3 Cub fitted with pontoons lands on a grassy field. Seversky EP-1 (civilian version of the military P-35 aircraft), with Jacqueline Cochran at the controls, taxis after winning the Bendix Trophy Race in 1938. Mr. Vincent Bendix congratulates Miss Cochran after winning the race. Several P-35s in different flight formations. Paratroopers jump from a ford tri-motor aircraft, views of paratroopers descending. Views of four aircrafts with smoke trailing, taking off and doing acrobatic stunts including inside and outside loops. Jacqueline Cochran at the controls of a Seversky EP-1 landing at Floyd Bennett Field, New York, completing a Trans-continental flight, after winning the Bendix Trophy race.
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