Wilbur Wright's accomplishments in flight

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Wilbur Wright's accomplishments in flight - ROTABLE FLIGHTS - BY WILBUn WRIGHT. 1003, 1901...
ROTABLE FLIGHTS - BY WILBUn WRIGHT. 1003, 1901 i ! 1905, i i j 190o, i ! i 1009, 1908, 1909, 1910, Dec 17. At I Klttynawk. Jump from the ground of 12 seconds In 27-mile 27-mile 27-mile wind' on second trial of tho machine, Orville having made the first trial. Neither Jump demonstrated demonstrated power control. Dei; 17. At Klttyhawk, fllgbt of 8.') 2 feet In 59 seconds, on fourth trial, this being the first real flight by roan In an aeroplane. August-December. August-December. August-December. At Dayton, flight of 1 minute. In August, followed followed by constant experiments which produced 103 flights before December, tho best flight being 6 minutes in duration. Kept. 2a. At Dayton, flight of 11.125 miles In 38 minutes 8 seconds, seconds, the flight being longer than all previous flights added together. together. In all 49 flights were made by Wilbur and Orville during- during- tho year. I 1907. No flights occurred, the Wrlghta giving their time to seeking seeking backer and building machines with which to make demonstrations, demonstrations, r lliv 11. At Klttykawk. flight of 1.KV5 miles In 2 minutes 28 seconds, seconds, thla flight being the first to be observed and reported by newspaper correspondents. Aug. H. At ; Lie Mana, France, flight of 1 minute 47 seconds, followed followed by short flights until Aug. 12. when a flight of 4 miles stirred all France with spontaneous approval approval of Wilbur Wright During During September Wilbur made fre quent flights, one on Sept. 21 of l nour si minutes zi -o -o seconaa The distance! was 41 miles. Deo. 31. At) Da Mans, flight to celebrate passing of the year. Duration, - hours SO minutes 23 seconds. Distance, 77 miles. March-May.-i-At March-May.-i-At March-May.-i-At March-May.-i-At March-May.-i-At March-May.-i-At March-May.-i-At Pau. France, and Rome, Italy, he made many nights, taking- taking- up paasengers. Oct. 4. At I Governors Island, f lla-ht lla-ht lla-ht of S3 minutes 33 seconds. to Grant's Tomb and back, covering covering a distance of 21 miles, the flight followed by others to the Statue oi unerty during tne Hua son- son- unon celebration. January-June January-June January-June At Dayton, fre-aurnt fre-aurnt fre-aurnt flisrhts in teacnlna- teacnlna- first aviation pupils, after whose graduation graduation Wilbur WrlgM ceased public public flying, although ho occasion ally went up as a passenger In 1911. and privately for his own pleasure. j

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 31 May 1912, Fri,
  3. Page 4

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