Aviation pioneers: Glenn Hammond Curtiss; Louis Bleriot; and Lincoln Beachey with their airplanes
United States USA Date:1909 Duration:38 sec Sound:Yes
American aviation pioneer Glenn Hammond Curtiss sits at the controls of his first aircraft. Two mechanics assist in starting the engines. The first Curtiss aircraft takes off. Louis Bleriot, who was the first to fly across the English Channel, sits at the control of his aircraft in France. Lincoln Beachey, the first man to perform aerobatics in an airplane, dives his first aircraft which is a Curtiss model. Spectators are lined at a fence and watch him flying.
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