Saturday, March 7, 2009

1895 to 1896 Airplane

<------Pilcher's first three gliders, from the top: the Bat, the Beetle, and the Gul.

The Pilcher Hawk in flight -- it was controlled exactly the same way as Lilienthal controlled his gliders. Pilcher kicked his legs to shift his body weight in the direction he wanted to go.---->

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