How it all began, rare Wright flyer footage, 1909

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  1. evangilder

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    From such humble beginnings to where we are today, a little over 100 years later is truly amazing. Enjoy this little clip. Make sure to watch the second half with a camera mounted on the airplane!
    Wilbur Wright und seine Flugmaschine - 1909 - Europa Film Treasures
     
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    Brilliant!! Never knew they had a slip indicator on their horizontal ruder.
     
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    Its must have been amazing to experience something like that.
     
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    Very interesting video, remarkable piece of history.
     
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    incredible footage!
     
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    wow, the quality of the footage is amazing even for its time! absolutely remarkable piece of footage, beautiful find!
     
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    WOW! I have never seen that. I think I have seen clips, but nothing to that quality. You really get the feeling of the event.
     
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    I get a lot of things forwarded to me from other people. Sometimes a gem like that one shows up that I have to send along. I thought it was really cool, and figured you guys would too.
     
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    Seen some old film over the years, but never anything close to to this! 8)

    Incredible Eric!

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    wow, pretty neat! Hard to imagine what it must have felt like to be one of the first people to fly a plane.
     
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