Item comparing 1920's aeroplanes with Wright Brothers' planes.
Orville Wright takes off in an aeroplane and flies over an airfield in Berlin.
Good footage of early Wright Brothers' plane on display in aircraft hangar.
Wright Brothers give Teddy Roosevelt a ride in a plane at St Louis air show.
Events of 1917 - including the Russian Revolution, the US entry into the War and women at work.
Film of events from the year 1915 - training of Kitchener's volunteer army, the Dardanelles etc.
Events of 1919 - celebrations of Armistice and negotiations at Versailles
Sir Frank Whittle is honoured at dinner to celebrate 10 years of the jet plane. London.
Documentary tracing the role of the Royal Air Force in wartime.
Gloucester Gladiator aircraft flying in formation.
Jimmy James wins the Aerial Derby and Dring Leslie Forestier-Walker escapes unhurt when his aeroplane crashes.
German Heinkel plane in flight.
German plane shows off its new design of retractable undercarriage.
Footage of the wreckage of a downed German Heinkel bomber in Scotland.
Footage of a German aircraft breaking the air speed record in Germany.
Record breaking De Havilland Comet at Hatfield Aerodrome.
Test flight of the De Havilland 'Comet' Jet airliner (DH 106).
De Havilland Comet arrives in Rome after record breaking two hour flight.
Cunningham amid group of mechanics and De Havilland (comet DH 106) 'plane.
De Havilland (comet DH 106) 'plane taxiing along tarmac, head shot of Whittle.
Test flight of De Havilland Comet jet airliner.
The De Havilland Comet is shown off to European destinations - we also see it being made.
A Boeing 747 jet airliner is shown in flight and on the tarmac at an airport.
Good footage of Pan Am planes under construction, and passengers on board during flights.
Footage of Pan AM jumbo jet in-flight and landing.
London airport prepares for the jumbo jet aircraft - Colour.
Footage of large American seaplane.
Early seaplanes on deck of warship HMS Hibernia.
Compilation of material relating to the First World War.
Footage of the USS Lexington leading up to her destruction in the Battle of the Coral Sea.
US Lexington sinks and the seven Patten brothers are welcomed home by their father.
US Aircraft Carrier "Lexington" squeezes through Panama Canal.
The Lexington, a huge aircraft carrier, is towed into dry dock in Boston, United States of America.