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One-half right front view of Wright 1909 Military Flyer mounted on its launch rail at Fort Myer, Virginia, during US Army Military Flight Trials, June-July 1909. Orville Wright, back to camera, stands leaning against the aircraft near the controls, as a US Army soldier stands waiting near the forward canard. Two other soldiers stand at left foreground with one of Wright's assistants; another assistant can be seen behind the aircraft at left background.
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National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560
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