Events, 1909, Fort Myer (Va), Wright (Co) Type A Military (Signal Corps No. 1) Trials; Wright, Orville. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

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.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics
  • Airplanes

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Unknown

Date

1909

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-A-1006-B

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