Item title reads - First man to glide the Channel, Mr Barbot receives congratulations after his successful flight on a 15 h.p. monoplane. France.
L/S aerial view of the monoplane on the ground surrounded by people. M/S as Mr Barbot gets in the monoplane and looks round, people take photographs of him. A man spins the propellor on the front and it starts up. L/S as it takes off and glides overhead. M/S of Mr Barbot stood in front of a house shaking hands with well wishers, he is holding a bouquet of flowers. C/U of him smiling.