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  1. jamied says

    "wave from the back of a boat" - the boat is called the Macom.

    "shots of the Winnie Mae, their plane" - it's a Lockheed Vega monoplane.

    "plane taking off from Floyd Bennett airfield" - that's in New York.

    This clip currently has no given date - the welcome and tickertape parade here took place on 2 July 1931.

    A newspaper report from the era, covering the proceedings, can be found here....

    http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1368&dat=19310703&id=bFgaAA
    AAIBAJ&sjid=6AwEAAAAIBAJ&pg=61
    98,269857

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