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China Clipper (1935)
Scenes of Pan American's China Clippers flying in and around San Francisco Bay, including through the incomplete towers of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco: Aviation;Aviation: Commercial;Pacific Rim;
Duration: 00:03:43
Popularity (downloads): 579
 
NASA Connect - FOFE - Commercial Flight (2004)
NASA Connect segment exploring the current situation of commercial flight and what kinds of new technology is in place to help pilots today.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Technology; Aviation; Commercial Aircraft; Air Traffic Control System; Navigation; Airspace;
Duration: 00:02:40
Popularity (downloads): 1121
 
Air Transportation (1947)
Workings of a commercial airline before air travel became a mass phenomenon.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Occupations: Aviation;
Duration: 00:10:01
Popularity (downloads): 1111
 
Plane Talk (1965)
Shows the varied forms of communications used by commercial air carriers in confirming reservations, preparing aircraft for flight, monitoring aircraft in flight and maintaining air-to-ground contact. With good imagery of...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Communication: Radio;Communication: Telephone;Aviation: Commercial;
Duration: 00:21:28
Popularity (downloads): 466
 
NASAConnect - SF - Aviation Safety (2004)
NASA Connect Segment that explores the safety of airports. The video explains the Federal Aviation Administration's primarily responsibility is maintaining the safety of public aviation.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Federal Aviation Administration; Airports; Regulations; Aviation Safety; Aircraft;
Duration: 00:02:46
Popularity (downloads): 1516
 
Agricultural Aviation (1955)
How airplanes and helicopters help farmers. With excellent Kodachrome footage of cropdusting and crop spraying; insecticides and their application, and pests in action.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Aviation: Agricultural; Aviation: General; Agriculture: Herbicides and pesticides;
Duration: 00:13:30
Popularity (downloads): 497
 
Flying Businessman (1953)
How businesspeople can benefit from general aviation. With many shots of flying businessmen, airports and airport and aviation facilities in the Fifties. Kodachrome.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Aviation: General; Transportation: Air; Occupations: Management;
Duration: 00:12:56
Popularity (downloads): 400
 
Dole Air Race, 1927 (1927)
Aviation's elite converges on Oakland for the Dole race to Hawaii.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Aviation: History;Newsreels;San Francisco: Aviation;
Duration: 00:09:50
Popularity (downloads): 372
 
Amateur film: "Travel/Cities" (1947)
Home movie showing travels to key U.S. tourist destinations, mostly by air.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Amateur films;Tourism;Aviation: Commercial;
Duration: 00:09:21
Popularity (downloads): 330
 
Flying with Arthur Godfrey (Part I) (1953)
TV host Arthur Godfrey takes controls of a passenger plane to demonstrate airline operations.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Aviation: Commercial;Transportation: Air;
Duration: 00:23:18
Popularity (downloads): 1611
 

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