A Dutch newsreel including items on the Aalsmeer flower procession in Amsterdam’s Olympic Stadium, and about a new DC-8 aircraft at Schiphol airport.
A Dutch newsreel including items on the Dutch championship car races, the restoration of a fifteenth century church and the delivery of new devices to the Rijksluchtvaartschool (public aviation school).
Biopic about the pioneer years of airplane builder Anthony Fokker.
After a fight with his teacher, headstrong Anthony Fokker refuses to go back to his old school in Haarlem. He goes to a technical college in Mainz instead where he talks his teachers into including airplane design in the curriculum. Fokker is soon building a prototype of his 'Spider' plane.
Reportage of the flight demonstrations Rozenoord airfield near Amsterdam.
Short item about the Van Berkel seaplane.
The Rotterdam engineering factory Van Berkel was well known for its meat-slicers and scales. But between 1918 and 1921, Van Berkel, commissioned by the Department of Navy and Colonies, also designed two types of seaplanes: the Van Berkel W-A and the Van Berkel W-B.
The film shows several men pushing a Van Berkel seaplane into the water.
Reportage about the flight demonstration held by Adolphe Pégoud in Rotterdam.
In November of 1913, the French aviator Adolphe Pégoud held a spectacular flight demonstration for an enthusiastic audience in Rotterdam. Pégoud was known for his stunt work, and was the first aviator who made a loop.
Advertising film for KLM.
Reportage about Army Day.
Reportage about the Queen’s Celebrations in Steenwijk.