Wright Brothers' first flight is celebrated and seen in archival footage, including flights at Le Mans France and other sites
Le Mans France Date:1908, August 8 Duration:3 min 41 sec Sound:NO SOUND
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!"
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