New Prospect hosts the first flight by two airplane inventors, but a cloud hanging over the celebrated exhibition is Hec's investigation of a mysterious murder. Doc Coogan attempts to heal a family torn asunder by alcoholism.
Did You Know?
Hec Ramsey (Richard Boone) asks Tom Bailey (Cliff Potts) where he got his ideas for his glider. Tom says he read "Progress in Flying Machines" by Chanute, and Bird Flight: Basis of the Flying Art" by Lilienthal. Octave Chanute and Otto Lilienthal were aviation pioneers in the late 19th century, prior to the first powered flight by the Wright Brothers in 1903. See more