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Creator

Octave Chanute

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Item Identifier Number

ms1_16_1_15

Creation Date

10-1-1902

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Octave Chanute's photograph a left rear view of the Wright 1902 Glider at the beginning of a glide at Kill Devil Hills. Dan Tate is on the left and has just released the left wing strut of the glider. One of the Wright Brothers is piloting the glider but is not identified. Note on reverse by Chanute "9. The flight begun."

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

7-14-2004

Digitization Specification

AGFA DuoScan T2000XL


Keywords

ms1_16_1_15; Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Tate, Dan; Wright 1902 Glider; Airplanes--Takeoff; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Sand dunes; Flight; Gliding and soaring; Gliders; Sand hills; Kill Devil Hills (N.C.)

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