Wright Brothers demonstrate flight with a passenger in Le Mans, France.
Le Mans France Date:1908 Duration:1 min 9 sec Sound:Yes
Wright Brothers demonstrate their airplane in public at Hunaudieres horse racing track near the town of Le Mans, France. The "Wright Flyer" is brought to the field in center of the track, by horses. French audience sits and talks. Two men rotate blades of the "flyer" to start it. A team of men pull a rope to raise a weight in a launching derrick. When the weight drops it catapults the airplane into the air. Views of the airplane in flight, with Wilbur Wright at the controls accompanied by a passenger.
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