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Item Identifier Number

ms1_17_2_20

Creation Date

9-21-1908

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Wilbur Wright flying a Wright 1907 Model Flyer at Camp d'Auvours artillery field near Le Mans, France, September 21, 1908. This flight set a world endurance record of one hour 31 minutes and 25 seconds over an estimated distance of 66 kilometers. The flight won the Aero Club of France prize.

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_17_2_20; European Flights; Airplanes--Endurance records; Airplanes--Distance records; Sunsets; Wright 1907 Model Flyer; Clouds; Camp d'Auvours; Artillery ranges; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Flight

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