Goodyear Television Playhouse

Season 3 Episode 5

Wings Over Barriers

Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Dec 20, 1953 on NBC
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Wings Over Barriers
A documentary on aviation with Igor Sikorsky, Elmer Sperry, Major Charles Yeager and Ken Boedecker appear in the 50th Anniversary of Powered Flight. Lindbergh's take-off from Roosevelt's Field and his landing at Le Bourget, France, some 33 hours later; the historic breaking of the sound barrier by the XS-1; and the recent flight at more than twice the speed of sound by a Navy research craft are among the historic films shown on the program.moreless

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