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Item Identifier Number

ms1_36_37

Creation Date

8-1-1908

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Photo of the Wright 1907 Model Flyer on the launch rail. The launching derricks, or catapult, is to the right of the plane. In conjunction these two apparatus gave momentum to the flyer on windless days so it could get off the ground. From the Leon Bollee Album presented to Orville Wright July 17, 1920.

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

March 2003

Digitization Specification

AGFA DuoScan T2000 XL


Keywords

ms1_36_37; European Flights; Wright 1907 Model Flyer; Launch rail; Launching derricks; Trees; Race courses; Photograph albums; Bollee Album

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