• Short Summary

    Costes and Bellonte set off from Paris on their record breaking flight to America.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Paris. Atlantic flown again! Costes & Bellonte - famous French long-distance fliers - in the 'Question Mark', set up new record reaching New York non stop in 37 hrs 18 mins."

    Paris, France.

    French aviators Costes and Bellonte are preparing to set off for their flight to New York in their plane the "Question Mark". A crowd has gathered to see them off. The two fliers climb in.

    Shots of the biplane as it taxis off across the airfield.

    N.B. The famous French airmen Dieudone Costes and Maurice Bellonte made record breaking flights in the late 1920s and early 1930s.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    721.27
    Media URN:
    6433
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/09/1930
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:21:00 / 01:49:01:00
    Canister:
    30/28

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