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Re: Wright Bros.

On Jul 13, 15:13, "Martin Euredjian" wrote:
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> Others, such as Langley, had engine-powered flying machines before the
> Wright bros.

I know the Wrights worked with Octave Chanute, but were they aware of
Langley's efforts, or did they use his work in any way as a basis for
their own?  My impression is that it was Chanute's influence on the
aerodynamic front that propelled the Wrights.  

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