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[Letter to Frederick Eppelsheimer from Orville Wright, April 7, 1915]
Letter to Frederick Eppelsheimer of the New York Herald from Orville Wright, April 7, 1915. Discusses the use of pendulums in providing lateral stabilization for aircraft and the conditions necessary for soaring or hovering flight. Also mentions the…

[Portrait of Frederick Eppelsheimer]
Photographic portrait of Frederick Eppelsheimer, circa 1918. This photograph was used for a passport and is included with the Orville Wright letter.Inscription: "Frederick Eppelsheimer."Inscription on verso: "1918 passport to France."Notecard…

[Cygnet II kite]
Photograph of the Aerial Experiment Association's Cygnet II kite on the ice at Baddeck Bay, Nova Scotia, February 25, 1909.Inscription: "Side view of Cygnet II, taken on ice in Baddeck Bay, Feb. 25, 1909."Caption from bulletin: "31. Drome No. 5,…

[Aerial Experiment Association Aerodrome No. 4 "Silver Dart" in flight]
Photograph of the Aerial Experiment Association's Aerodrome No. 4 "Silver Dart" aircraft, piloted by John A. D. McCurdy, in flight over the ice at Baddeck Bay, Nova Scotia, March 8, 1909.Inscription: "Drome No. 4, McCurdy's Silver-Dart, carrying Mr.…

[Aerial Experiment Association Aerodrome No. 4 "Silver Dart" in flight]
Photograph of the Aerial Experiment Association's Aerodrome No. 4 "Silver Dart" aircraft, piloted by John A. D. McCurdy, in flight over the ice at Baddeck Bay, Nova Scotia, March 8, 1909.Inscription: "Drome No. 4, McCurdy's Silver-Dart, carrying Mr.…

[Aerial Experiment Association Aerodrome No. 4 "Silver Dart" in flight]
Photograph of the Aerial Experiment Association's Aerodrome No. 4 "Silver Dart" aircraft, piloted by John A. D. McCurdy, in flight over the ice at Baddeck Bay, Nova Scotia, February 24, 1909. Inscription: "Drome No. 4, McCurdy's Silver-Dart, carrying…

[Aerial Experiment Association Aerodrome No. 4 "Silver Dart" in flight]
Photograph of the Aerial Experiment Association's Aerodrome No. 4 "Silver Dart" aircraft, piloted by John A. D. McCurdy, in flight over a race track near Hammondsport, New York, December 1908. Conflicting dates (December 12 and December 13) are given…

[People with Aerial Experiment Association Aerodrome No. 4 "Silver Dart"]
Photograph of several people gathered around the Aerial Experiment Association's Aerodrome No. 4 "Silver Dart" aircraft at a race track near Hammondsport, New York, November 3, 1908. Inscription: "Drome No. 4, McCurdy's Silver-Dart at Hammondsport,…

[Aerial Experiment Association Aerodrome No. 3 "Loon" attempting to take off]
Photograph of the Aerial Experiment Association's Aerodrome No. 3 "Loon" aircraft, piloted by John A. D. McCurdy, attempting to take off on Keuka Lake, New York, November 5, 1908. The aircraft did not get airborne.Inscription: "Drome No. 3, Curtiss'…

[Aerial Experiment Association Aerodrome No. 3 "Loon"]
Photograph of the Aerial Experiment Association's Aerodrome No. 3 "Loon" aircraft on Keuka Lake, New York, November 5, 1908.Inscription: "Drome No. 3, Curtiss' June Bug, placed on pontoons and renamed the Loon at Hammondsport, N.Y., Nov. 5,…
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