Item Identifier Number
MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection
First controlled, powered, heavier-than-air flight. Orville Wright, pilot; Wilbur Wright is running and watching the Wright 1903 flyer taking off. The Wrights estimated the duration of the flight at 12 seconds.
Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries
Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries
Photographic print, black and white
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ms1_16_2_6; Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina; First powered flight; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Wright 1903 Flyer; Benches; Flight; Coil boxes; Gasoline cans; Airplanes--Take off; Launch rail; Shovels; Footprints; Two-wheeled truck; Kill Devil Hills (N.C.)