Flight captured on camera at Fort Myer

On July 27, Orville Wright and Lieutenant Lahm of the United States Signal Corps made a world’s record flight at Fort Myer of fifty miles at a speed of about forty miles an hour.

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Orville Wright and Lieutenant Lahm of the United States Signal Corps making the world’s record flight at Fort Myer, on July 27–The aeroplane made fifty miles at a speed of about forty miles an hour