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a drawing of an aircontiditoner

Air conditioning invented

1902

Wrights New glider is a winner

Using their new glider, the Wright Brothers have flown numerous test glides with few mishaps. Studies of the mishaps have shown that a movable tail should help balance the craft.

the Wright glider

They connected a movable tail to the wing-warping wires to coordinate turns. With successful glides to verify their wind tunnel tests, the Wrights are now planning to build a powered aircraft.

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