Item Identifier Number
MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection
Photograph of launching derrick at Camp d'Auvours. The weight is suspended at the highest position before take off. The Wright 1907 Model Flyer is seen at the right of the photo. Once the pilot is ready, he releases the rope from within the plane, launching it at flight speed. >From the Leon Bollee Album presented to Orville Wright July 17, 1920. This photograph was taken between 08/21/1908 and 01/02/1909.
Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries
Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries
Photographic print, black and white
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AGFA DuoScan T2000 XL
Le Mans, France
ms1_36_47; European Flights; Artillery ranges; Wright 1907 Model Flyer; Weight; Photograph albums; Launching derricks; Bollee Album