50 Years of Powered Flight

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50 Years of Powered Flight is a short film from 1953 released on 16mm. It is held in the Prelinger Archives collection.

06:51:13:06 Old-fashioned Wright Brothers-style biplane with Billy Parker written on its tail is pushed on runway.

06:51:59:19 Old-fashioned plane based on Wright Brothers design takes off of modern runway.

06:52:18:19 Wright Brothers style plane lands on modern runway passing parked modern commercial jets.

06:53:38:18 Man sits in drivers seat of Wright Brothers style plane wearing an old-fashioned suit, backwards cap, leather gloves and aviator sunglasses.

06:55:38:28 Man lands Wright Brothers style old-fashioned plane on dirt country runway.

06:57:35:10 Four military planes in air show fly over memorial to Wright Brothers at Kill Devil Hill, Kitty Hawk, N.C.

06:58:10:27 Model of Wright Brothers plane flies over runway at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.

50 Years of Powered Flight
Produced byCalvin Company
Calvin Company
Distributed byCalvin Company
Release date
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