Saturday, April 14, 2007

Farman Flying Machine

Wonderful 1909 image of the Farman Flying Machine in flight. I love how the men in the foreground are waving their hats in celebration.


  1. WOW! What a great photo! So many older photos are stiff and posed. I love the candids. The body language with the hats is wonderful. Almost feels like we were there! Can you imagine how exciting that was?

    Just catching up on old posts - thanks again for sharing.

  2. I agree . . . this is one of my favorite pictures. It really captures the excitement of the early days of flight.
    Thanks for your comment.


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