Mrs. Beryl Hart and Navy Reserve Lt William S. MacLaren make second attempt to fly to Bermuda.
Norfolk Virginia USA Date:1931, January 7 Duration:41 sec Sound:NO SOUND
After failing to find Bermuda on their first flight frim North Beach,Queens, New York, pilot, Mrs. Beryl Hart, and navigator, Lieutenant William S.MacLaren, U.S. Naval Reserve, were forced back to the U.S. where they landed at Norfolk, Virginia. MacLaren replaced his broken sextant, and the pair are seen starting out on their second attempt (this one successful). The pair are seen in flight clothing, with helmets and goggles prepare for the flight. They pose in the cockpit of their Bellanca CH 300, high wing, twin float seaplane, the "Tradewinds." They smile and wave to the camera. The engine starts, and the seaplane taxis over the water and accelerates to flying speed. They break contact with the water and fly off at a moderate rate of climb.
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