Official trial of the Wright airplane at Fort Myer in Virginia, United States demonstrating compliance with specifications in the presence of the Aeronautical Board, U.S. Signal Corps. Orville Wright prepares to board the airplane with U.S. Army Lieutenant Frank Purdy Lahm. A crowd around the launching tower. U.S. soldiers pull a weight up in the tower. The airplane is launched and it flies over barracks and administration buildings. A crowd attends the event. The airplane lands. The airplane being readied for a flight. Orville Wright stands near the cockpit of the aircraft.
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