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Item Identifier Number

ms1_17_2_14

Creation Date

12-18-1908

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

This is probably Wilbur Wright's altitude record setting of flight of 115 meters completed on December 18, 1908. The location is Camp d'Auvours near Le Mans, France. The flight won the Aero Club de la Sarthe prize for the first flight exceeding 100 meters in altitude.

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 postcard, black and white

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Date Digital

September 2000

Digitization Specification

AGFA DuoScan T2000XL


Keywords

ms1_17_2_14; European Flights; Le Mans (France); Marker balloons; Launching derricks; Wright 1907 Model Flyer; Artillery ranges; Airplanes--Altitude records; Fields; Camp d'Auvours; Airplanes--Distance records

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