Item Identifier Number
MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection
First controlled, powered, heavier-than-air flight. Orville is piloting the Wright 1903 flyer while Wilbur is running and watching the take off. The Wrights cited the duration of the flight as about 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_7; Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina; Battery boxes; First powered flight; Wright 1903 Flyer; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Launch rail; Benches; Shovels; Flight; Footprints; Two-wheeled truck; Gasoline cans; Take off; Kill Devil Hills (N.C.)