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Orville Wright’s Gag Check

Above is a gag check created by one Mr. Orville Wright. One might believe that with all the secrecy he and his brother Wilbur exhibited to protect their aeroplane from 1903-1908, and with subsequent lawsuits for patent infringement, that the … Continue reading

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Early Book On Flying By Wilbur Wright

Even before the Wright Brothers flew for the first time on December 17, 1903, they had cobbled together quite the arsenal of information from gliding… data that they would incorporate into creating the world’s first airplane capable of sustained flight … Continue reading

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