Wilbur Wright in Europe in 1909 - with in flight VIDEO!

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Unread post09 Mar 2009, 19:58

I have no idea where to put this, so I'm just going to throw it out there...

Here is a film clip from the Austrian national archives of the Wright Brothers demonstrating their plane in Italy in 1909. What is even more fantastic is there was an on-board camera on the Wright plane and the last part of this film shows it. It's crystal clear, and apparently the first in flight footage taken - anywhere.

http://www.europafilmtreasures.eu/PY/32 ... htm?ID=322

Wilbur Wright is at the controls on both of the flights.

Talk about a heritage flight... This is where it all started.

Mike
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