Wright brothers give first public demonstration of their airplane at Le Mans in France.
Le Mans France Date:1908 Duration:3 min 8 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Development of first airplane by Wright brothers in United States. Launch of Wright Flyer at Le Mans in France. The Flyer prepares to take off using a catapult device. Headlines of a newspaper. Wilbur Wright places carriage wheel beneath wing. A horse drawn cart attached with Wright Flyer. Men pull propellers to start the engine. Man checks catapulting rail, while others pull rope to lift weight to top of drop tower. Wright Flyer operates smoothly. French dignitaries and social leaders in stands.
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