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Creator

Wright Brothers

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Item Identifier Number

ms1_16_6_3

Creation Date

6-23-1905

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

The Wright 1905 Flyer at Huffman Prairie taking off on the first flight of 1905 with Orville Wright as the pilot. The Flyer has just left the launch rail. The take-off was assisted by a falling weight cable rigged to a derrick. The derrick was used in calm weather.

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_16_6_3; Huffman Prairie (Simms Station); Wright 1905 Flyer; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Airplanes__Takeoff; Launch rail; Airplanes; Fences; Hangars; Airfields; Huffman Prairie (Ohio); Launching derricks; Trees; Simms Station (Ohio); Sawhorses

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