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Newsreel of the arrival of the Italian Air Armada at Lough Foyle on 2nd July, 1933.
The planes were known as 'Balbo's Italian Air Armada'. Italo Balbo was Mussolini's Air Minister. There were some 24 planes, which flew in formation from Italy to America, making several stops.
'Arrival of Italian Air Armada Lough - Foyle, July 2nd, 1933'. View of planes in sky and landing on the water. Group of small boats watching. Close ups of sea plane. Officials. 03:34 'Seaplane leaving Londonderry'. Close up view of plane.