In the summer of 1909, the Wright brothers were back at Fort Myer and ready to complete their trials for the Army.
The 1909 Flyer had a 4-cylinder, 30-horsepower engine and weighed 740 pounds. It stood 7 feet, 10.5 inches tall and 28 feet, 11 inches long, with a wingspan of 36 feet, 6 inches.
August 27, 2009 11:15 AM PDT
Photo by: U.S. Air Force
| Caption by: Jonathan Skillings
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