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Item Identifier Number

ms1_17_2_12

Creation Date

9-21-1908

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Wilbur Wright's record setting flight at Camp d'Auvours near Le Mans. Wilbur established a world endurance record of one hour 31 minutes and 25 seconds. Spectators included Henry White, the American Ambassador to France. The flight won the Aero Club of France prize of about $1000.

Publisher Repository

Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries

Document Type

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Media Type

Photographic postcard, 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_17_2_12; European Flights; Airplanes--Distance records; Camp d'Auvours; Flight; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Clouds; Demonstration flights; Wright Model A Flyer; Sunsets; Airplanes

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