Documenting the Wright Flyer
Documenting the Wright Flyer During the course of its treatment, the Flyer was carefully measured and documented, and a very accurate set of drawings and a detailed photographic record of all its individual components were made.
Measuring and documenting the Wright Flyer during restoration, 1984-85.

Back in Its Place of Honor

After four months of meticulous treatment and reassembly, the Wright Flyer was returned to its place of honor in the center of the Museum's Milestones of Flight gallery in June 1985.