Aviation; Firsts; Post
Post global flight: Wiley, Gatty, wives, officials; NY harbor, NICE shot fireboats spray welcome; with wives, officials, fliers wave from boat;welcomers under sign WELCOME HOME; interviewed by famed flier Elinor Smith, words on soundtrack, they share opinions on Verne's 'Around the World in 80 Days'; CU fliers;
Elinor Smith unhurt after her plane crashes in Mineola, New York
Aviatrix Elinor Smith escapes a plane crash in Mineola, New York. Her plane crashes in height flight trial. Elinor Smith is unhurt. A plane in the background. A man stands near her. Several men gathered around her. A man smokes. Elinor Smith wears her sun glasses. Location: Mineola New York USA. Date: March 30, 1931.
Elinor Smith sets a new flight endurance record at Roosevelt Field, New York.
Seventeen year old aviatrix Elinor Smith sets a new flight endurance record for women. Bellanca monoplane lands at Roosevelt Field, New York. Elinor Smith in cockpit of the plane. Crowd rushes to greet her. A woman stands near her. Location: Garden City New York USA. Date: April 23, 1929.
Elinor Smith breaks woman's altitude record at Roosevelt Field in New York
Nineteen year old aviatrix Elinor Smith prepares for a flight at Roosevelt Field in New York. The aircraft takes off. View of land below. Woman pilot sets a new altitude record for a female flyer. Aviator Elinor Smith breaks woman's altitude record by reaching height of 32,000 feet in airplane. Location: Garden City New York USA. Date: March 12, 1930.