France Date:1918, August Duration:3 min 14 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S.Seaplane operations during World War 1. Curtiss F-5L seaplane being moved out of a hangar. Several Curtiss HS-2L seaplanes being launched from the shore by teams of sailors who use long lines to retrieve rolling dollies after the seaplanes float. Crew starts engines on a flying boat which then taxis out in the water. The seaplane has three propellers (one a pusher) and a triple box tail (similar to later Curtiss NC series seaplanes). View from above of the flying boat in flight with gunner visible in front cockpit.
View from below of a Curtiss HS-2L seaplane dropping a bomb. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
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