BRAY - OTIS FLIGHT TRAINING FILMS of 1943
Made circa 1943, these films provide an excellent look into air travel in the 1940s. They offer detailed photographs of all types of hot air balloons and gliders, as well as motor-propelled aircraft.
1. YOUTH TRAIN FOR AVIATION is a film made by the National Aeronautics Association and dedicated to the air-minded youth of today. Narrated by Robert Shane, best known as Inspector Henderson on the TV show SUPERMAN, this film shows a number of model airplane club meetings and has the added highlight of an animated look at a skyrocket taking off for the moon. This rare and exciting footage gives an interesting retrospective as to the state of aviation in the 1940s as well as its future as perceived by the National Aeronautics Association.
2. ESSENTIAL PARTS AND TYPES OF PLANES BASED ON THE TRAVELING AIR SHOW is a film short which shows off all types of gliders planes and gives a demonstration of other types of planes at Pennsylvania's Franklin Institute.
3. BRAY-OTIS SERIES OF PRE-FLIGHT TRAINING FILMS (1943) demonstrates three lessons for pilots.
Lesson #1: Aircraft and How They Fly includes great footage of all types of aircraft including autogyros, bladed planes, helicopters, and gliders. Lesson #2: Motions of a Plane covers a plane's yaws, pitches, and rolls. Lesson #3: Flying the Turn demonstrates how to make a plane turn.
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