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Creator

Sam H. Kramer

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Item Identifier Number

ms1_20_7_6

Creation Date

1916

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Orville Wright standing with his "Personal" Flyer (Wright Model C Flyer) wearing a helmet. The Model C is equipped with his automatic stabilizer device. Note on back, "Note OW automatic pilot mechanism above head - device would kick in and return plane to level. OW personal plane." This photograph is attributed to Sam H. Kramer, Dayton, Ohio.

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 T2000 XL


Keywords

ms1_20_7_6; Early Aircraft and Pilots; Huffman Prairie (Ohio); Simms Station (Ohio); Automatic pilot (Airplanes); Wright Model C Flyer; Automatic stabilizer; Airplanes--Control systems; Airplanes--Seats; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948

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