Collection Item Summary:
One-half right front view of Wright 1909 Military Flyer mounted on its launch rail at Fort Myer, Virginia, during US Army Military Flight Trials, June-July 1909. Orville Wright, back to camera, stands leaning against the aircraft near the controls, as a US Army soldier stands waiting near the forward canard. Two other soldiers stand at left foreground with one of Wright's assistants; another assistant can be seen behind the aircraft at left background.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Aeronautics, Military