Tag Archives: Wilbur Wright

Wills’s Aviation Card #62 – “Goupy III.” Biplane.

History Behind The Card: “Goupy III” Biplane. Card #62 of 75, W.D.& H.O Wills, Aviation series 1911, Capstan Navy Cut – black back issue Ambroise Goupy, November 5, 1885 in Paris, France – January 25, 1951, Paris, France. Mario Calderara, … Continue reading

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Wills’s Aviation Card #35 – Wright Bros.’ Biplane

History Behind The Card: Wright Bros.’ Biplane Card #35 of 50, W.D.& H.O Wills, Aviation series 1910 Orville Wright, August 19, 1871– January 30, 1948, Dayton, Ohio, United States of America; Wilbur Wright, April 16, 1867– May 30, 1912, Millville, … 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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