[Letter to Frederick Eppelsheimer from Orville Wright, April 7, 1915]

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Title

[Letter to Frederick Eppelsheimer from Orville Wright, April 7, 1915]

Description

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 death of Wilbur Wright in 1912 and the work of fellow aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss. Four (4) typed pages.

The letter is accompanied by a small, matte-finish portrait of Eppelsheimer, dated 1918, apparently used for a passport.

Date

1915-04-07

Creator

Rights Holder

The Museum of Flight Archives

Rights

Permission to publish material from The Orville Wright Letter must be obtained from The Museum of Flight Archives.

Bibliographic Citation

The Orville Wright Letter/The Museum of Flight

Identifier

2018-10-01-D_text_001_01
2018-10-01-D_text_001_03
2018-10-01-D_text_001_03
2018-10-01-D_text_001_04

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