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Issy-les-Moulineaux France 1908 stock footage and images

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Henri Farman's flying machine in flight over France

Tail section of plane designed by Henri Farman, a successful competitor of the Wright brothers. Three men seen around the plane. Farman pours gasoline into tank from a can. Plane taxiing for take-off. Plane in flight over Issy-les-Moulineaux in France during demonstration in 1908.

Date: 1908
Duration: 1 min 7 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Competitor of Wright brothers, Henry Farmen, and his airplane.

Development of early airplane. The most successful competitor of Wright brothers Henry Farmen and his airplane, in 1908. Men working on it. Farmen fills gas tank of hi s plane while other persons on ground watch. Farmen flying machine takes off in a ground.

Date: 1938
Duration: 60 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Soldiers of Allied army at a firing squad chamber used by the Nazi forces, during World War II in France (the Balard shooting range).

Soldiers of Allied army at a firing squad chamber used by the Nazi forces, during World War II in France (the Balard shooting range in Issy-les-Moulineaux). The stakes where people were tied prior to their execution. The soldiers imitate the execution practices used by the Germans. Pieces of clothes and a rosary of those who were executed by Nazi forces.

Date: 1944, August 31
Duration: 1 min 16 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Wright Brothers' first flight is celebrated and seen in archival footage, including flights at Le Mans France and other sites

Chronicling history of early flight. A German motorless glider early aircraft is launched from atop a hill and flies over bystanders on a field. Short history of the Wright Brothers flights at Kitty Hawk is given, showing planes, hangar, and living quarters for the Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina during 1903 to 1908 period. Footage of successful flightby Wilbur Wright in Le Mans France on August 8, 1908. People watch from grandstand as plane flies. Newspaper headlines detail success in Le Mans. Front page of "The North American" is shown with headline "Wright Glides in Air as a Hawk; flies 2.17 Miles in 106 Seconds!"

Date: 1908, August 8
Duration: 3 min 41 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Wright Brothers begin the public demonstration of first successful flight in Le Mans, France in 1908.

The first successful flight in Le Mans, France on August 8, 1908. French President Armand Fallières and a French General shake hands. French officers and civilians in the background. The civilians hauling up a launching weight that is to catapult an airplane from a steel launching rail. Wright Bothers airplane takes off for its first flight.

Date: 1908
Duration: 1 min 31 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Wright Brothers give first public demonstration of their airplane at Le Mans, France in 1908

Very brief glimpses of Wright brothers public demonstration at Le Mans, France, in 1908. Mechanics are seen simultaneously pulling propellers on Wright Flyer to start the engine. Suspended heavy weight is dropped to provide power for driving airplane along its launching rail. The airplane seen flying above the terrain smoothly.

Date: 1908
Duration: 16 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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