Charles Lindbergh arrives at the inaugural ceremony of the National Air Races and pilots are introduced in Chicago, Illinois.
Chicago Illinois USA Date:1930 Duration:3 min 28 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The National Air Races at Curtis-Reynolds Airport in Chicago, Illinois. People crowd at the airport for the inaugural ceremony. U.S. aviator Colonel Charles Lindbergh and his wife Anne Morrow Lindbergh arrive at the airport. An aircraft parked in the background. Commander of Air Corps activities Major Willis H. Hale looks into a paper and instructs ground crew. Chief Engineering Officer Lieutenant Walter E. Richard smokes a cigar. Army pilots are introduced to the crowd. Bombing airplanes parked at a field are warmed up. A close up of Commander of Pursuit Group Captain Victor H. Strahm. Aircraft parked in the background. Pursuit airplanes parked at the field. A close up of Commander of Bombing Squadron Captain Henry Pascale. Army Pursuit airplanes fly in formation and perform tactical maneuvers. The airplanes perform Fleur-de-Lis.
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