Documentary depicts the Wright brothers and early models of airplanes developed and flown by them, United States.
United States USA Date:1909 Duration:7 min 22 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Documentary depicts contribution of Wright brothers in development of airplanes. Old French bi-planes fly in parallel. Orville and Wilbur Wright brothers discuss with other man. Glider dragged of hill flies steadily. Wilbur attaches wheel beneath wing. First heavier than air plane takes off at Kitty hawk North Carolina, on December 17, 1903. Headlines of news paper about the event. Wilbur prepares to fly under French Government subsidy, at La Mans in France. Orville flies with a passenger in Fort Myers, Virginia. Men on ground watch the sustained flight of the plane. Bi plane flies close to ground in an open field. Military officials near the hanger of the plane. Wright brothers inspect catapult rails. The plane towed out and put on catapult. Two men rotate propeller to start the plane. Men pull weight to catapult the plane. Wright climbs and plane takes off.
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