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The Collection: Aircraft: Wright Model B (early)

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Early Wright Model B in flight over crowd.Mrs. Frank Coffyn (left) and an unidentified woman posing in an early Wright Model B at an air meet.Mrs. Frank Coffyn (left) and an unidentified woman posing in an early Wright Model B at an air meet.
Frank Coffyn in front of an early Wright Model B aircraft after a flight.  Inscription handwritten on reverse:"Just after a flight 2,000 high on Dec 18, '10. Simms Field Dayton O."Model B in flight at an exhibition.Frank Coffyn (right) and E. S. L. Randolph in front of early Wright Model B.
Wright pilot and passenger in flight at exhibition—possibly Arch Hoxsey and Theodore Roosevelt.Early Wright Model B at an exhibition surrounded by police and attendants.Walter Brookins and unidentified woman in an early Wright Model B.
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Originally Wright transitional aircraft, these machines were modified to employ the standard features of the Model B: forward wing blinkers, wheeled landing gear, etc. Vestiges of their transitional configuration are evident in all cases.


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