Scenes of U.S. Naval aviation in the period between the world wars.
United States USA Date:1925 Duration:1 min 33 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Three Curtiss N-9 Training Seaplanes, ostensibly piloted by student aviators, take off from waterfront at Pensacola, Florida, carrying a news photographer with them. View from rear cockpit of airplane tail and wake in the water as one of the planes commences takeoff. Brief glimpse of a Vought Corsair I (O2U) seaplane atop the Battleship USS Colorado (BB-45) and after it has been lowered to the water at the battleship's stern. Several Navy biplanes landing on the USS Langley (CV-1) as she is underway. A flight of Loening OL-5 amphibian aircraft, as viewed past the tail of one of them, in flight. Fifteen U.S. Navy biplanes flying in formation. A Consolidated P2Y-1 Ranger seaplane taking off from water past an Omaha-class light cruiser. Illustrated map of Hawaii showing location is relation to surrounding major land masses.
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