Happy New Year from ambition to fly

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First armed airplane

Extra information continuing from History of flight – Part 3

First Armed Airplane

In 1912, a Wright Brothers plane, the first airplane armed with a machine gun was flown at an airport in College Park, Maryland. The airport had existed since 1909 when the Wright Brothers took their government-purchased airplane there to teach Army officers to fly. Read more of this post

History of flight – Part 3

We will look at the history of flight in three different parts, each part leading us closer to what we now know as aviation. Today’s history of flight is the Wright Brothers – Inventing the Flyer

Wright Brothers – Inventing the Flyer

During 1902, the brothers flew numerous test glides using their new glider. Their studies showed that a movable tail would help balance the craft and the Wright Brothers connected a movable tail to the wing-warping wires to coordinate turns. With successful glides to verify their wind tunnel tests, the inventors planned to build a powered aircraft. Read more of this post

History of flight – Part 2

We will look at the history of flight in three different parts, each part leading us closer to what we now know as aviation. Today’s history of flight is the Wright Brothers – Glider

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History of flight

We will look at the history of flight in three different parts, each part leading us closer to what we now know as aviation. Today’s history of flight is the Birds of a Feather

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