The Pulitzer Trophy Race at Mitchel Field in New York. A Curtiss R3C-1 in flight over Mitchel Field. The R3C-1 taxiing after landing. The number 43 painted on its fuselage. U.S. Army Lieutenant Cyrus Bettis in the cockpit of the R3C-1 after it stops. He climbs up and stands in the cockpit. Army airmen stand around him. Lieutenant Bettis sets a new record of 249 miles per hour.
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