Item Identifier Number
MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection
Left-side view of the Wright 1907 Model Flyer on the launch rail at Le Mans, 1908. Note verso "Preparing an aeroplane for flight. The machine is shown on the monorail. Orville Wright is looking over the machine from the rear while Wilbur Wright is preparing to mount for a trial spin through space. The double propellers, a distinctive feature of the Wright machine, are here pictured, also the perfect construction of the flier. This machine will compete in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway events June 13th to 18th, inclusive, 1910." Orville Wright is not in the image.
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Photographic print, black and white
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AGFA DuoScan T2000XL
Le Mans, France
ms1_17_3_12; European Flights; Race courses; Le Mans (France); Monorails; Airplanes; Wright 1907 Model Flyer; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912