Item Identifier Number
MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection
This is probably Wilbur Wright's altitude record setting of flight of 115 meters completed on December 18, 1908. The location is Camp d'Auvours near Le Mans, France. The flight won the Aero Club de la Sarthe prize for the first flight exceeding 100 meters in altitude.
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Photographic postcard, black and white
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AGFA DuoScan T2000XL
Le Mans, France
ms1_17_2_14; European Flights; Le Mans (France); Marker balloons; Launching derricks; Wright 1907 Model Flyer; Artillery ranges; Airplanes--Altitude records; Fields; Camp d'Auvours; Airplanes--Distance records