I thought you might be interested in this film clip from the
Austrian archives about the Wright Brothers demonstrating their plane
in Italy in 1909. What is even more fantastic is there was an on-board
camera on the Wright plane and the last part of this film shows it.
Wilbur Wright is at the controls on both of the flights. Its a GREAT
video considering it's 100 years old and the quality/weight of the
equipment of that day. Note the pitch stability and the yaw string on