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The Wright Flyer

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posted on Apr, 30 2019 @ 09:48 AM
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Here's a really cool video on the Wright flyer. Check out all the bicycle gears and chains used in the control mechanisms:





posted on Apr, 30 2019 @ 10:38 AM
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a reply to: dfnj2015

Really cool. Thanks for that!

Looks kinda like the flying characteristics of the Boeing 37 8 supermax. Maybe that is where they got the idea.



posted on Apr, 30 2019 @ 04:45 PM
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Wing warping.That stuff will never take off :-P



posted on Apr, 30 2019 @ 06:04 PM
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It's easy to forget that underneath all of the slick exteriors of today's planes and cars they're basically the same as they've been for 100 years. Motorized contraptions on a flimsy cart.



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