Lt. James Doolittle sets a new record and Johnnie Miller performs loops in an autogiro during a contest in Cleveland, Ohio
Cleveland Ohio USA Date:1932, September 1 Duration:1 min 35 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. Lieutenant James Doolittle creates a world record in Cleveland, Ohio. Spectators seated in the stands. Lt. James Doolittle in flight and sets a new record of 293 mph in the trials of the Thompson contest at the National Air Races. Lt. Doolittle in front of his plane. A parachutist jumps from the plane. The chute opens and in flight. The parachutist lands safely. A delayed parachute jump. Johnnie Miller of Poughkeepsie performs loops in an autogiro (blend of airplane and early helicopter).
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