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The Wright Brothers

 Just finished the book The Wright Brothers by David McCollough which, I know shockingly, was about the Wright Brothers. It was a well written account of two brothers who had a passion about manned flight. 352 more words

July To December 2015

1903 Wright Flyer

I completed my model of the Wright Flyer Tuesday night. In the scene that I’m going to make for this, it is going to be a plastic, glue-together model. 94 more words

History of the Coin Toss

What do a football game, the movie Scarface, and a certain New Zealand Lottery game have in common?

A coin toss!

In football, a coin is tossed to determine which team starts with the ball.   503 more words


WIP Wright Flyer

This is another project that I started working on tonight. So far I’ve put three hours into it, and I should have it done sometime this week. 73 more words

3d Modeling

A little Kitty Hawk Adventure with The DB Eradicator and His NaviGoddess

This wasn’t on the list of places to go but the opportunity presented itself and it turned out to be a fairly nice diversion. Not much here in the town of Kitty Hawk/ Kill Devil Hills except the beach, shopping and eating and with the currenty weather the beach is not much of an option. 417 more words

"As well as the goose": Review of "Inventing Flight", John D Anderson, Endeavour, 2005

The original is here – I had nearly forgotten this review and that I had written for this publication. If I was to write it today I would have mentioned Godwin Meade Pratt’s  838 more words

Book Review

Hidden Nearby: The Birthplace of General Benjamin Foulois

Benjamin “Benny” Foulois, a pioneer of aviation in the American military, was born on December 9, 1879, in the white building on Route 47 in Washington Depot that once housed the Washington Pharmacy. 547 more words