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Movies of Flight

Actual movie footage of the Wright brothers in flight. Silent motion pictures filmed between 1908 and 1911 during the Wright brothers' triumphant years of exhibitions in Europe and in the United states.

 

Wilbur Wright prepares his 1908 Flyer for a demonstration flight in Europe.Wilbur Wright prepares to start his 1908 Flyer engine for a demonstration flight in Europe.

Orville Wright and passenger before takeoff in his 1909 Flyer at a demonstration in the US.Orville Wright in his 1909 Flyer during a demonstration flight at Fort Myers, MD, USA.

These films represent the earliest motion picture record of the Wright brothers’ airplanes in flight. See the full National Archives collection watch everything now! It's easy. You'll sign on to Vimeo (as easy to use as YouTube) and pay only $9.98 to watch all the videos, all unlocked, here on wrightbro.com for one month.

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Today's Test Pilots Attempt to Fly a Replica 1902 Wright Glider

A VIRTUAL MUSEUM OF PIONEER AVIATIONWatch flight footage of a precise replica Wright brothers' 1902 glider built by Nick Engler and the Wright Brothers Aeroplane Company—flown by US Army, Navy, and Air Force test pilots and a hang glider pilot. They attempt to duplicate the Wright Brothers' stunning glides on the dunes of the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

 

 

Lieutenant commander Klaus Ohman, US NavyCaptain Tanya Markow, US Army

Lieutenant commander Klaus Ohman, US Navy                 Captain Tanya Markow, US Army

 

Captain Jim Alexander, US Air ForceDudley Mead, pilot/hang glider pilot

Captain Jim Alexander, US Air Force                                    Dudley Mead, pilot/hang glider pilot

These expert pilots provide insightful commentaries of their attempts at maneuvering this pivotal flying machine. See all 22 exciting minutes  watch everything now! It's easy. You'll sign on to Vimeo (as easy to use as YouTube) and pay only $9.98 to watch all the videos, all unlocked, here on wrightbro.com for one month.

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