U.S. Air Service officers observe test firing of Vickers machine gun on a Brequet 14 airplane, at the First Air Depot in France, during World War 1. Colonel T. D. Milling, Commanding Officer, First Brigade, First Army Corps; Captain G. C. Thomas Jr.,96th Aero Squadron; First Lieutenant V. F. Ludden, 96th Aero Squadron, and Pilot, 1st Lieutenant C. G. Sellers (in the cockpit) examining a Vickers machine gun mounted on the side of a Breguet 14 airplane, named "Photo." Lieutenant Sellers fires the machine gun from the cockpit. View of the machine gun firing with expended cartridges being ejected. (The gun is designed to synchronize and fire through the turning propeller when the engine is running. But that is not demonstrated here.)
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