Stock Photo Description: First flight, 120 feet in 12 seconds, 10:35 a.m.; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Credit Line: Orville Wright at the controls of the machine, lying prone on the lower wing with hips in the cradle which operated the wing-warping mechanism. Wilbur Wright running alongside to balance the machine, has just released his hold on the forward upright of the right wing. The starting rail, the wing-rest, a coil box, and other items needed for flight preparation are visible behind the machine. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, LC-W861-35. Photo by John T Daniels.
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Photograph of the First Flight, 120 Feet in 12 Seconds, 10:35 A.m.; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina