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Item Identifier Number

ms1_17_3_12

Creation Date

1908

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Left-side view of the Wright 1907 Model Flyer on the launch rail at Le Mans, 1908. Note verso "Preparing an aeroplane for flight. The machine is shown on the monorail. Orville Wright is looking over the machine from the rear while Wilbur Wright is preparing to mount for a trial spin through space. The double propellers, a distinctive feature of the Wright machine, are here pictured, also the perfect construction of the flier. This machine will compete in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway events June 13th to 18th, inclusive, 1910." Orville Wright is not in the image.

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_3_12; European Flights; Race courses; Le Mans (France); Monorails; Airplanes; People; Wright 1907 Model Flyer; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912

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