VE-7 and JN-4 biplane aircraft land on flight deck of USS Langley during operations with the U.S. Pacific Fleet
Pacific Ocean Date:1924, November Duration:1 min 51 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Officers aboard U.S. Navy's first aircraft carrier, USS Langley (CV-1). View of the Langley passing through the Gaillard Cut in the Panama Canal, her deck filled with airplanes, en route to join the Pacific Fleet. Activities aboard the Langley as U.S. Navy works to refine carrier operations. Numerous views of Landing mishaps, including landing hook problems, nose-overs, wings striking deck, power-on stalls, and even a VE-7 ditching in water between the Langley and a U.S. Destroyer.
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