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Wright Brothers

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Item Identifier Number

ms1_16_6_21

Creation Date

9-29-1905

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Front view of Orville Wright piloting the Wright 1905 Flyer at Huffman Prairie. Orville completed 14 rounds of the field, or about 12 miles in 20 minutes and 49 seconds, not ending until the Flyer's fuel was exhausted. Torrance Huffman, owner of Huffman Prairie, witnessed the flight.

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

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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

7-14-2004

Digitization Specification

AGFA DuoScan T2000XL


Keywords

ms1_16_6_21; Huffman Prairie (Simms Station); Wright 1905 Flyer; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Flight; Huffman Prairie (Ohio); Airplanes; Simms Station (Ohio); Aeronautics__Records; Airfields

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