P-40s demonstrate aerial gunnery and strafing target while B-17s perform bombing and strafing demonstrations in Virginia.
Hampton Virginia USA Date:1940 Duration:1 min 26 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. Army Air Corps aerial demonstrations at Langley Field in Hampton, Virginia. USAAC Curtiss P-40 fighters parked at the Field. Ground Crew men prepare the aircraft. The pilots gets into the cockpits and the aircraft take off. The aircraft in flight. They demonstrate aerial gunnery and strafing target. The P-40s mass dive on a water target. They aircraft machine guns fired, bullets hit the target in the water. U.S. officers and South American military experts inspect USAAC B-17C Flying Fortresses. An officer examines the aircraft bomb load. The -17s in flight. They perform bombing and strafing demonstration.
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