Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.
Title reads: "Constitution: Biggest Airliner Hops Continent". American voiceovered newsreel material.
Alameda, California, United States of America (USA). 92 ton air plane is demonstrated.
LS Lockheed Constitution...
Shots of the strange looking D2500 airliner - part of the Lufthansa fleet.
A Belgian mail plane crashes near Croydon.
The air liner "Caledonia" has a test flight in Rochester before leaving to fly the Atlantic.
Heavy snow falls cause damage to aircraft buildings at Croydon.
Passenger killed in aeroplane crash off the coast of Dungeness, Scotland.
We see various shots of the passenger air liner R-36 on the ground and in flight.
Belgian Skymaster plane crashes in forests of Newfoundland.
Aeroplane crashes into haystack, pilot and 2 passengers are killed.