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The Wright Brothers

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on 14 January 2014

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Transcript of The Wright Brothers

The Wright Brothers
Who were they?
Wilbur Wright
Orville Wright
Printing business
The Wright Bicycles
Aeronautical institution
Three obstacles:
1. Wings
2. Controlling
3. Engines
1903: Flyer
Benefits international business
Global community
Different way of warfare
Space shuttles and rockets
More consequences
Noise nuisance
Other flying-machines
Emergency- aid
The invention of the flying machine
The central importance of balance and control
The need for strong but lightweight structures
The chain-and sprocket transmission system for propulsion
Concerns regarding wind resistance and aerodynamic shape of the operator
"If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance"
Orville Wright
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