Wilbur and Orville Wright launch, by catapult, and fly, a Wright Flyer airplane in United States.
United States USA Date:1904 Duration:1 min 32 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Wilber Wright places wheel under right wing of a Wright Flyer, and fastens it to a strut. Orville Wright walks past as ground crew positions the Flyer. The Wright brothers stand behind the Flyer, as ground crew pull the props through and engine starts. They then climb aboard, with Wilbur at the left seat controls.
Heavy weight falls from tower providing thrust for catapult that launches the Wright Flyer into the air. The Wrights fly their airplane around the field at low altitude.
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