Wright (Co) Type A Military (Signal Corps No.1); Maryland, College Park Airport. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

One-half right rear view of Wright (Co) Type A Military (Signal Corps No.1) on the ground on its launching rail preparing for takeoff at College Park, Maryland, October 1909. Several unidentified soldiers surround the aircraft; note two men who have just leapt back from propellers after starting the engine.

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Topic

  • Aeronautics
  • Airplanes
  • Airports

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Date

October 1909

Place

College Park, Maryland

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-00101089

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