• Short Summary

    Helen Ritchie becomes first woman co-pilot on mail plane in America.

  • Description

    Woman Air Pilot. Originally part of News in a Nutshell.

    United States of America (USA).

    Helen Ritchie becomes first female co-pilot on Central Airline Airmail and Passenger Service between Detroit and Washington.

    M/S of Helen and male pilot loading mail sack onto aeroplane. C/U of Helen talking to camera - she says how pleased she is with her new job. We see her getting into the cockpit of the plane. She waves through window as plane takes off.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    817.25
    Media URN:
    10819
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:40:00 / 01:33:11:00
    Canister:
    35/4

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment