New world speed record.
Muroc Dry Lake, California U.S.A.
DE HAVILLAND AIRCRAFT PRODUCTIONS The U.S. Navy's "Skystreak" D.558 jet plane breaks world speed record at Muroc Dry Lake, California. Average speed 650 mph.
M.S. C.U. Tail view of the plane showing jet apparatus. C.U. head shot of the pilot, Marine Major Marion Carl. M.S. the plane taking off. M.S. the stand where speed checkers and photographers operate. C.U. Photographer operating his camera.
M.S.L.S. the plane in flight, streaking past. M.S. Good shot of the plane rising out of a dive and flying towards camera, out of the picture.
SKYSTREAK BREAKS AIR SPEED RECORD.