Description:21 37 49 00 Aviation, transport, communications. The 20s. Los Angeles. Captain Frank Hawks gets ready to leave for New York. Close-up Hawks in its cockpit. Takeoff of its plane. Record, 18 hours of flight for 3000 miles. Arrived at Roosevelt Field. Landing. New York, captain Hawks and his mechanic Oscar Grubb are welcomed in the city hall. Close-up of both men who go down stairs. Pilot has a fur coat. Seen on plane, "X6929". Man makes turn helix, takeoff in one fields. Then landing. Pilot goes down from his plane.