• Short Summary

    On the very spot where fifty years ago Henri Farman made his historic flight the Issy - les - Houlineaux a ceremony was held to commemorate the event.

  • Description

    On the very spot where fifty years ago Henri Farman made his historic flight the Issy - les - Houlineaux a ceremony was held to commemorate the event.

    Before the monument commemorating the occasion fifty years ago M. Henri Farman, now eighty-four years old and walks with difficulty, is welcomed and embraced by Gabriel Viosin who built the 'plane seen in our picture.

    The ceremony included a flight by a helicopter over the identical circuit followed by Farman on January 13th, 1908, followed by the same car which tracked the old Farman 'plane fifty years ago.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4V49WQL3C7T5EN2G5PNDDZXIS
    Media URN:
    VLVA4V49WQL3C7T5EN2G5PNDDZXIS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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