James 'Jimmy' Doolittle performs first blind flight

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James 'Jimmy' Doolittle performs first blind flight / Doolittle in plane pulling hood over his head / Doolittle narrates his flight: 'taking off under a hood flying a prescribed course and landing back under the hood without ever having seen out of the airplane. ...out of that came two instruments: the artificial horizon and directional gyro...' / CU artificial horizon instrument / CU directional gyro and cockpit. James 'Jimmy' Doolittle performs first blind flight at Mitchell Field on September 24, 1929 in Long Island, New York (Footage by Getty Images)
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James 'Jimmy' Doolittle performs first blind flight / Doolittle in plane pulling hood over his head / Doolittle narrates his flight: 'taking off under a hood flying a prescribed course and landing back under the hood without ever having seen out of the airplane. ...out of that came two instruments: the artificial horizon and directional gyro...' / CU artificial horizon instrument / CU directional gyro and cockpit. James 'Jimmy' Doolittle performs first blind flight at Mitchell Field on September 24, 1929 in Long Island, New York (Footage by Getty Images)
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Date created:
September 24, 1929
Clip #:
145012946
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Collection:
Archive Films: Editorial
Clip length:
00:00:36
Source:
Archive Films Editorial
Originally shot on:
35mm 24p
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Not released.More information
Object name:
33426_1stBlindFlight_030712_master.mov
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QuickTime 8-bit Photo-JPEG HD 1080 23.98p More information
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