Reduction in time taken to cover distance between places due to the development of air power in the United States.
United States USA Date:1925 Duration:2 min 6 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A film titled 'Make America first in the air' on the development of air power of the United States. Animated map of the U.S. with a line from New York to Kansas. A covered wagon train moves along a desert terrain. Mountains in the background. Animated map of the U.S. with a line from New York to Kansas, and continuing through New Mexico and Arizona to California. Railroads decreased the time taken to cover the distance between the places to four days. A train using a steam locomotive moves to the right along a double track. Animation over a map of the U.S. with a line from New York to California. Airways further reduced the time taken to cover the distance to 27 hours. A U.S. Army Air Service Fokker T-2 aircraft in flight.
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