Conquest of the Air is a 1936 London Films documentary of the history of aviation. It was commissioned by the British Air Ministry and covers the beginning of flight and ends with the early stages of World War II. The film features historical footage, dramatic re-creations of commercial and military aviation. It starts with the beginning of flight and includes the early stages of technology developments in design, propulsion, and air navigation aids. The film primarily promotes Britain's contribution and leadership in aviation during this period. Some notable footage is featured of the early phases of automated flight, navigational equipment, and the transitions between civil and military developments, including heavy bombers; fast fighter aircraft; and the advent of naval aviation (aircraft carrier), plus the initial experiments with vertical rotary flight (helicopters). An updated version was released in the United States on May 20, 1940.

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