Early Flight

Early aviators from around the globe take to the sky in these clips showing amazing innovators like the Wright brothers during several flights, French aviator Voissin in take-off attempts, and Louis Bleriot and Charles Lindbergh in preparation for their historic flights. A wide variety of planes are depicted, from very early, simple machines to World War I and II airplanes and U.S. Airmail planes. Successful first flights or tragic accidents like the Hindenburg, newsworthy or documentary material, these nostalgic black and white retro clips cover a broad range of aviational history. Collection contains 44 royalty-free stock footage clips.
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Number of Clips: 44

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EF133 05:04
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EF133: Successful early Wright brothers' take-off from field

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EF134 15:04
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EF134: Wright brothers preparing plane for take-off

Keywords: Archival, Caucasian, Caucasian ethnicity, Caucasians, Wright, Wright brothers, Wrights, adult, adults, aircraft, airplane, airplanes, aviation, aviator, aviators, experiment, experimental, experiments, flight, flights, flying, historic, historical, history, invention, inventions, inventor, inventors, male, males, man, men, people, person, persons, pilot, pilots, plane, planes, take-off, take-offs, vintage

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EF135 31:26
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EF135: Wright brothers flying over field as spectators duck

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EF136 18:04
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EF136: Bleriot preparing for first flight across English Channel

Keywords: Archival, Louis Bleriot, aircraft, airplane, airplanes, aviation, aviator, aviators, crowd, crowds, first, firsts, flight, flights, flying, hero, heroes, heroic, historic, historical, history, people, person, persons, pilot, pilots, plane, planes, spectator, spectators, take off, take-offs, takes off, taking off, vintage

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EF137 11:01
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EF137: Scenes from first U.S. Airmail delivery

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EF138 14:01
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EF138: Airplanes swooping over advancing cavalry in WWI campaign

Keywords: Archival, WW1, WWI, World War 1, World War I, World War One, adult, adults, air force, air forces, aircraft, airplane, airplanes, aviation, battle, battles, cavalry, combat, fight, fighter, fighters, fighting, flight, flights, flying, historic, historical, history, male, males, man, men, military, people, person, persons, plane, planes, vintage, war, war plane, war planes, wars

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EF139 15:21
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EF139: WWI air battles, including high altitude maneuvers and onboard scenes

Keywords: Archival, WW1, WWI, World War 1, World War I, World War One, adult, adults, air force, air forces, aircraft, airplane, airplanes, aviation, aviator, aviators, battle, battles, combat, dogfight, dogfights, fight, fighter, fighters, fighting, fights, flight, flights, flying, historic, historical, history, male, males, man, men, military, people, person, persons, pilot, pilots, plane, planes, vintage, war, war plane, war planes, wars

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EF140 13:11
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EF140: Lindbergh taking off on first transatlantic flight

Keywords: Archival, Caucasian, Caucasian ethnicity, Caucasians, Charles Lindbergh, Lindbergh, Spirit of St. Louis, adult, adults, aircraft, airplane, airplanes, aviation, aviator, aviators, first, firsts, flight, flights, flying, hero, heroes, heroic, historic, historical, history, male, males, man, men, people, person, persons, pilot, pilots, plane, planes, solo flight, solo flights, take off, take-offs, takes off, taking off, transatlantic, vintage

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EF141 25:00
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EF141: Scenes from Lindbergh's flight, Paris welcome, and ticker tape parade

Keywords: Archival, Charles Lindbergh, Lindbergh, Spirit of St. Louis, aircraft, airplane, airplanes, aviation, aviator, aviators, celebrate, celebrates, celebrating, celebration, celebrations, cheer, cheering, cheers, crowd, crowds, flight, flights, flying, hero, heroes, heroic, historic, historical, history, landing, landings, parade, parades, people, person, persons, pilot, pilots, plane, planes, solo flight, solo flights, spectator, spectators, take-off, take-offs, transatlantic, vintage

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EF142 05:24
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EF142: First airplane for coast-to-coast service being readied for take-off

Keywords: Archival, Army Air Service, Caucasian, Caucasian ethnicity, Caucasians, adult, adults, aircraft, airplane, airplanes, aviation, first, firsts, flight, flights, flying, historic, historical, history, male, males, man, men, people, person, persons, plane, planes, take-off, take-offs, vintage

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EF143 20:11
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EF143: First plane to make global flight taking off

Keywords: Archival, Douglas World Cruiser, aircraft, airplane, airplanes, aviation, aviator, aviators, cheer, cheering, cheers, crowd, crowds, first, firsts, flight, flights, flying, historic, historical, history, people, person, persons, pilot, pilots, plane, planes, spectator, spectators, take off, take-offs, takes off, taking off, vintage

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EF144 41:10
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EF144: Hindenburg bursting into flame and crashing

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