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The Wright Brothers Started      With a Glider
Success wasn’t immediate.
In the summer of 1901 Wilbur and Orville Wright returned to North Carolina with a                       redesigned 22-foot...
In this 1901 photo the Wilbur and Orville fly the                glider like a kite.
• During late October and early November,  Orville and Wilbur conducted tests on 200  different wing shapes in a homemade ...
The added moveable rudders.
And Eventually Powered Flight
Follow the history of flight in pictures at http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008WV8L2I      From the Wright Brothers to other ear...
Over 200 pictures.        Fun facts.       Inflatoplane.       Rotabuggy.      Black Widow.http://www.amazon.com/dp/      ...
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The wright brothers started with a glider before going to powered flight.

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Before going to powered flight, the Wright Brothers experimented with gliders.
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  1. 1. The Wright Brothers Started With a Glider
  2. 2. Success wasn’t immediate.
  3. 3. In the summer of 1901 Wilbur and Orville Wright returned to North Carolina with a redesigned 22-foot wingspan glider. To provide more lift, its wing surface had almost twice the area of their 1900 glider.The new 1901 glider now had a foot actuated wing-warping system to turn the glider.
  4. 4. In this 1901 photo the Wilbur and Orville fly the glider like a kite.
  5. 5. • During late October and early November, Orville and Wilbur conducted tests on 200 different wing shapes in a homemade wind tunnel. They tested 38 different single-wing and multiple-wing configurations. Each wing was tested at 45 different angles.
  6. 6. The added moveable rudders.
  7. 7. And Eventually Powered Flight
  8. 8. Follow the history of flight in pictures at http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008WV8L2I From the Wright Brothers to other early flyers, all the way to the F-22.
  9. 9. Over 200 pictures. Fun facts. Inflatoplane. Rotabuggy. Black Widow.http://www.amazon.com/dp/ B008WV8L2I
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