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Steven Cushing Photo’s of 1905 Wright Flyer In Action

Steve’s built a beautiful 1905. He has added some scale detail including flying wires and pilot. We can clearly see a pilot capable of flying this model right in it’s sweetest spot, low and slow. “Hi Dave, I was at … Continue reading

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Excellent Wright History Site, Wright Prop & Engine Information & Photo’s

Site is titled “S. A. C.” (Strategic Air Command). Actual page with many photo’s and information about various Wright props and Engine is called The Wright Brothers Engine & Propellers. Great photo’s including engine internals and factory images.

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Hear Wright Engine #20 Run

Fantastic video shared with us from the The Wright Experience”. Described by YouTube’s “N104f” as follows: On special occasions The Wright Experience starts this engine … the engine (Wright Bros No. 20) was built under the direct supervision of Mr. … Continue reading

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Hear the Voice of Charles E. Tayor

One of my favorite podcasts is “The Naked Scientists” produced in the UK. The July 22, 2012 podcast just released is entirely about the history of aviation. Charlie Taylor built the early Wright engines including the first one to fly … Continue reading

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The Man Aviation History Almost Forgot

by Bob Taylor Three men were involved in the invention and development of the first powered airplane-that’s right three. Everyone knows about the Wright brothers, but that third man was Charles E. “Charlie” Taylor, a quiet genius who loved cigars … Continue reading

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