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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1958 July

Civil Air Patrol Pilots Compete in Flying Contest in Blacksburg, Va.

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Format
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
07/13/58
Run Time
49 seconds
Sound
silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Pilots from the Virginia Wing of the Civil Air Patrol participate in a flying contest at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute Airport in Blacksburg, Va. Spectators look on as pilots attempt to land on a marked spot on the runway and drop "bombs" made of bags of lime onto a target.
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