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Title

First flight

Creator

John T. Daniels

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Item Identifier Number

ms1_16_2_6

Creation Date

12-17-1903

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

First controlled, powered, heavier-than-air flight. Orville Wright, pilot; Wilbur Wright is running and watching the Wright 1903 flyer taking off. The Wrights estimated the duration of the flight at 12 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_6; Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina; First powered flight; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Wright 1903 Flyer; Benches; Flight; Battery boxes; Gasoline cans; Take off; Launch rail; Shovels; Footprints; Two-wheeled truck; Kill Devil Hills (N.C.)

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