Dan Tate and the Wright brothers launching the Wright glider, Outer Banks, North Carolina, 1903
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This October 1903 photograph of the Wright brothers' glider experiments at Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina was taken by engineer Octave Chanute. It is part of a collection of photographs of early aircraft, equipment, and experiments with flight collected by Boston businessman, inventor, and aviation pioneer Godfrey Lowell Cabot.