Various gliders in flight at the International Experimental Congress of Motorless airplanes in Clermont Ferrand, France.
Clermont Ferrand France Date:1922 Duration:5 min 49 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Gliders in flight at the International Experimental Congress of Motorless airplanes at Mount Combegrasse, near Clermont Ferrand in France. Men stand near a parked monoplane glider. A light biplane glider pilot stands in a slot in the lower wing. He holds the weight of the front of the aircraft and runs for take off. A group of people gathered around a biplane glider. A glider with wings and tail modeled after a bird and supported on three carriage wheels being pushed by men. The biplane glider being pushed over a hill by men. The glider in flight. It lands. A light biplane glider pilot in the lower wing starts to take off by running. The biplane glider takes off and in flight. A high winged monoplane glider being assisted for take off by men and the glider in flight. A light monoplane being towed by a half track vehicle. The pilot seats himself under the wing of the glider. Pilot E.T. Allen seated in an aircraft as civilians stand near by. Gliders take off from a hill top and land at the bottom of the hill. An American monoplane glider being towed by a half track vehicle. An American biplane glider takes off from the hill top. It takes off, in flight and lands at the bottom of the hill.
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