United States Army Air Service being built up before America's entry into World War I
United States USA Date:1930 Duration:2 min 46 sec Sound:Yes
While World War 1 was already underway in Europe,before the United States Air Service began to build up. Two U.S. DeHavilland DH-4 aircraft taking off. A formation of DH-4s in flight. A DH-4 upside down on the ground with soldiers all around it, including one sitting on a rock. Airplanes attacking a balloon aloft, which burns and plummets to earth trailing dark black smoke. A candidate pilot undergoing physical testing. Prospective Army pilots marching and on a flight line with JN-4 Jenny training aircraft. Cadet turns propeller of a Curtiss JN-4 training airplane and the engine starts. Formation of DH-4 aircraft in flight. Lumberjacks felling a giant spruce tree in the Cascade mountain forests of Washington State. Logs being transported by railroad to airplane factories. Men and many women working at an airplane fabricating plant.
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