The flyer is wired to the crane. Members pose for a final snapshot.
It's off the ground.
Orville takes a ride.
In this shot you can really see the round outside walls of the wind tunnel in the background.
Here the Flyer is next to the tunnel!
Those yellow steel bars on the ceiling are part of the crane.
Here the Flyer is nearing the roof.
Those yellow bars are part of the crane
Now the Flyer is right by the crane.
AIAA members watch from the ground.
Now the Flyer is getting near the doors of the 40' by 80' Wind Tunnel.
Here you can see one of the curved wind tunnel doors which open like a clam shell. The Wright Flyer will be maneuvered over this opening.
Putting the Flyer into position to enter the tunnel.
Ready to begin the Webcast.
Taking questions during the Webcast.
Connecting the Flyer to the Sting.
A successful lift-in!
Here the AIAA members pose with the mounted model and the sting overhead.
Jeff Newman, Intern poses with the Wright Flyer.
The view from the 5th floor catwalk.
The birds' eye view.