Max Conrad, the flying grandfather from Minnesota, took off in a small Piper Aztec from Miami, Florida at approximately 8:07 a.
Max Conrad in cockpit waiting for ok to take off.
Shot of Miami International Control Tower.
shot of hangars, planes.
Ship in Gulf of Mexico (first thing sighted since leaving west coast of Florida.)
Passing over El Paso - NBC towers.
LS Hangar activity at Long Beach Municipal Airport.
Patching air mattress punctures.
CU Patching air mattress.
Max Conrad and Dick Jennings loading supplies.
dick Jennings does computations as official observer.
Shot of rearrangement of gear next to plane.
Engine examination by hangar mechanics.
MS Cleaning windows of plane.
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Background: Max Conrad, the flying grandfather from Minnesota, took off in a small Piper Aztec from Miami, Florida at approximately 8:07 a.m. February 27 on the first leg of his around the world flight.
He landed at Long Beach, California. His next stop will be Honolulu, Hawaii. His plane is named "New frontiers", and he is accompanied by Mr. Richard Jennings.