New World Record set at French Air Race in Etampes, France.
Air Race at Etampes, France.
Full titles read: "NEW WORLD'S RECORD - for air speed set up by G. Lasne (France) in Race for Deutsch Cup."
M/S's of pilot in biplane preparing for takeoff.
Intertitle reads: "Jimmy James would have won for England - but whilst flying a 220 miles p.h. had to descend owing to being slowly strangled by tapes."
M/S of Jimmy James sitting in cockpit of aeroplane. C/U of James. L/S of James's plane taxiing down airfield (Could be footage of Lasne).