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Glider Record Broken
Description: A newsreel from 1933 of Richard du Pont setting a new United States glider distance record in a flight from Shenandoah National Park in Virginia to Frederick, Maryland.
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Clip #: MF-14B-6
Length: :47
Year: 1933
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1930s
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: Virginia
Subject: Airplanes
Original: 35mm
Keywords:
1930s, 1933, newsreel, Virginia, Shenandoah National Park, Afton Mountain, Rockfish Gap, gliders, Richard Chichester du Pont, du Pont taking off in glider to set US gliding mark, glider soaring over Blue Ridge Mountains and circling to gain altitude, Maryland, Frederick, group of people watching approaching glider

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