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 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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