• Short Summary

    Max Conrad, the flying grandfather from Minnesota, took off in a small Piper Aztec from Miami, Florida at approximately 8:07 a.

  • Description

    1.
    Max Conrad in cockpit waiting for ok to take off.


    2.
    Take off.


    3.
    Shot of Miami International Control Tower.


    4.
    shot of hangars, planes.


    5.
    Ship in Gulf of Mexico (first thing sighted since leaving west coast of Florida.)


    6.
    Passing over El Paso - NBC towers.


    7.
    LS Hangar activity at Long Beach Municipal Airport.


    8.
    Patching air mattress punctures.


    9.
    CU Patching air mattress.


    10.
    Max Conrad and Dick Jennings loading supplies.


    11.
    dick Jennings does computations as official observer.


    12.
    Shot of rearrangement of gear next to plane.


    13.
    Engine examination by hangar mechanics.


    14.
    MS Cleaning windows of plane.




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA96BYVF7WC4887IEYUXU3AUIRC
    Media URN:
    VLVA96BYVF7WC4887IEYUXU3AUIRC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/03/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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