Pilot Henry (Dick) Merrill and Copilot, Harry Richmond, take off from New York in their Vultee V1A for transatlantic flight
United Kingdom Date:1936 Duration:2 min 50 sec Sound:Yes
First roundup trans-Atlantic flight to be attempted from the United States.. Pilot, Henry (Dick) Merill, Chief Test Pilot of Eastern Airlines and Co-Pilot, Harry Richman, millionaire singer, songwriter and part time pilot, prepare to depart on round-trip trans-Atlantic flight. They bid goodbye to friends and family. They board their Vultee V-1A named 'Lady Peace', start the engine, taxi out and takeoff. Crowd watches.
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