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MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection
Note on verso, "Start of speed trial of the Wright 1909 Signal Corps Flyer at Fort Myer." On July 30, 1909, Orville Wright with Lt Foulois make a speed trial from Fort Myer to Shuter's Hill, near Alexandria. His average speed was 42.583 miles per hour for the 10 mile round trip.
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ms1_17_9_13; Early Military; Wright 1909 Signal Corps Flyer; Flight; Testing, performance; Spectators; Military bases; Stables