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Creator

Wright Brothers

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Item Identifier Number

ms1_16_2_22

Creation Date

12-17-1903

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

The fourth and final flight of the Wright 1903 Flyer, Wilbur Wright, pilot. The flying machine is in flight at a point near where it will land after 59 seconds having covered a total distance of 852 feet. The launch rail is in the foreground. Note on reverse in Orville Wright's handwriting "showing starting rail and machine at point where it landed in flight of 59 seconds."

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

9-7-2000

Digitization Specification

AGFA DuoScan T2000XL


Keywords

ms1_16_2_22; Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Wright 1903 Flyer; Footprints; Airplanes--Landing; Skid marks; Sawhorses; Sand; Atlantic Coast (N.C.); Two-wheeled truck

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