Demonstration of Campbell Model F flivver airplane at Bolling Field, Washington DC
Washington DC USA Date:1937 Duration:4 min 13 sec Sound:NO SOUND
View of a Campbell Model F airplane from rear, at Bolling Field in Washington DC. It is a pusher propeller "flivver" airplane, costing $1500, with tricycle landing gear and twin tail design, powered by a stock Ford V8 engine, with single ignition. View of engine running and long transverse central elevator, as well as side being moved. View of steerable nose gear. Pilot and inventor Hayden Campbell in the cockpit. Aircraft taxis out and takes off (view of Capitol dome in distance). Views of the airplane's Ford V8 engine, with one spark plug for each cylinder. Removing and replacing the engine cowling. Interior of cockpit, with ignition key, conventional yoke flight controls, basic instruments in panel and long push-pull throttle control.
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