Monday, August 8, 2011

AVIATION: Record-breaking endurance flight (Clip 1)

In preparation for giving a program on Dale "Red" Jackson at the Faribault Rotary club this Wednesday at noon, I wandered around the Internet looking for any additional visual images I could use for the PowerPoint. Several years ago when I'd first pulled together visuals for our exhibit on Red I had stumbled upon a very grainy (and wildly expensive) clip of he and his partner, Forest O'Brine. As is listed below the clip, "'St Louis Robin' aircraft welcomed by crowds after record-breaking endurance flight (420 hours) by Forrest O'Brine and Dale 'Red' Jackson." This was filmed July 1929.

We'd love to purchase this but as of the writing of this quick blog, it was listed as £816.00 or $1,333. As wonderful as this clip is, that price is a bit steep. I first located the link before we were technologically connected here at the museum but now that we have the platform, I thought it might be fun to share it with you. I hope you enjoy it. (note: No need to turn up your volume, it is silent.)

AVIATION: Record-breaking endurance flight (Clip 1)

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