This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
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One-half right front view of Wright (Co) Type A Military (Signal Corps No. 1) mounted on launching rail during its U.S. Army Trails at Fort Myer, 1909. A group of six soldiers haul on the launch cable, pulling it off towards the left of frame, as Orville Wright stands waiting between the forward supports of the aircraft.
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