U.S. President Woodrow Wilson at Airmail Service Dedication in Washington DC. and Lieutenant Webb takes off from New York.
Washington DC USA Date:1918, May 15 Duration:4 min 4 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. President Woodrow Wilson at Airmail Service Dedication between Washington DC and New York. The new aerial mail service is launched by the Post Office between Washington DC and New York. President talks to the pilot at Washington DC before the take off. The Curtis JN-4 airmail airplane takes off from the Polo field in Washington DC.. At the same time Lieutenant Webb takes off from New York. The airplane halts for six minutes at Philadelphia to collect more mail. The airplane lands New York with the mail after a three hour flight. A man takes out the mail baggage from the airplane.
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