This beautiful rendition of a 1903 Wright Flyer hangs in the Dayton International Airport

A replica 1905 Wright Flyer in the U.S. Air Force Museum.

A replica of the catapult used to launch the 1905 Flyer.
The 1903 Flyer took off from a wooden rail, however there was no catapult;
the aircraft launched under its own power.

One of the several building housing the "Wright Cycle Shop".
This was not, however, the building used in 1903.

One of Orville's writing desks.


From left to right:  Jim Mendrala, Chairman Jack Cherne, Dr. Tom Crouch of the Smithsonian,
chief engineer Dr. Fred Culick, Howard Marx, and Marilyn Ramsey

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