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Creator

Wright Brothers

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Item Identifier Number

ms1_16_7_7

Creation Date

10-4-1905

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Orville Wright piloting the 46th flight of the Wright 1905 Flyer at Huffman Prairie. The Flyer flew for 33 minutes, 20 seconds and 20.8 miles at a height of 40 to 60 feet. Twelve photographs were taken of the flight. In this photograph the Flyer is flying away from the camera resulting in a view of the tail of the airplane. Bishop Milton Wright and Katharine Wright were among nine witnesses to the flight.

Publisher Repository

Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries

Document Type

Image

Media Type

Photographic print, black and white

Permissions

Special Collections and Archives provides reprints or digital copies of our materials for a fee. For further information please visit their website or call (937) 775-2092.

Date Digital

7-13-2004

Digitization Specification

AGFA DuoScan T2000XL


Keywords

ms1_16_7_7; Huffman Prairie (Simms Station); Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Wright 1905 Flyer; Airplanes; Flight; Airfields; Trees; Fences; Barns; Farm buildings; Huffman Prairie (Ohio); Simms Station (Ohio)

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