Douglas World Cruiser aviators are greeted by Laurent Eynac in France during first flight around the world.
France Date:1924 Duration:3 min 32 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. Army Air Service Douglas World Cruisers (DWC) in France during first flight around the world. Animated map: '4th Division, Calcutta to San Stefano, Turkey, distance of 4,355 miles'. A world cruiser flies low, then lands as the last stop on the continent of Asia. World cruisers and personnel in the foreground. Several views of the flight personnel. Animated map with European section titled: 'Fifth Division, San Stefano to London, distance of 1,795 miles'. Gardens at Versailles. U.S. World cruisers in Paris, France. A formation of four world cruisers. Two motion picture cameras point toward the sky. Mixed personnel in the background. A world cruiser lands. The cruiser after landing. Personnel run toward the aircraft which turns and taxis. Laurent Eynac greets and congratulates American cruiser aviators. The cruisers taxi and leave Le Bourget field. One cruiser takes off.
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