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The Flight of the Bremen

 

ICC Digital is proud to present, on this day 12th April 2021, to mark “The Flight Of The Bremen” – a celebration of the flight from Baldonnel Airport in Dublin, to New York on the 12 April 1928, which was the first East to  West Transatlantic Flight. Onboard were  Ehrenfried Günther Freiherr von Hünefeld, a wealthy German aristocrat, pilot Captain Hermann Köhl and Irish navigator Major James Fitzmaurice.

Peter Power-Hynes, the Irish Cultural Centre’s Chairman, is an avid collector, who has over the years collected a staggering amount of archive photographs and memorabilia on the flight of the Bremen. In this short film Peter Power-Hynes tell the story of the Bremen.

This short film is directed by Sé Merry Doyle