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Wrights European Odyssey; The Untold Story of Orville and Wilbur in Europe 1908-09 by Jane Healy

The statistics, antidotes, letters reactions of crowds and countries and progress made in aviation as the Wrights spent a year demonstrating the Flyer. Over 160 photographs plus 30 illustrations. Anecdotes collected of the Wrights in Europe, quotes, letters home, bringing the two engaging characters to life and making them “jump out of the page.”
              This book is for those interested in the history of the Wright brothers, flying, collectors, historians, libraries, schools, and museums.

 Video and DVD, Flying Machine Dreams, The Wright Brothers is a 25-minute film with flying machines that did not get off the ground and depicts the Wright’s year in Europe. Included are many scenes of both Orville and Wilbur flying. It is set to Italian flight music with subtitles.

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In the 16th century, man went to the moon with

four horse power.

The Wright Brothers - 1910


EUROPE - 1908-09

Principale humanité dans un nouveaux age, Orville et Wilbur Wright fait plus de 300 vols par année ils ont démonte l’avion en Europe. Le Wrights a realize un niveau de célébtité si incroyable il n’y a jamais eu quelwue shoes comme lui depuis. Leur saga est sans precedent dans l’histoire de l’humaité. Leur courage et la beauté stupefiante de leurs vols ont étonné les dizaines de milliers de spectateurs observant du bselow.

 En France, en Italie et en Alemagne aujourd’hie il y a des statues et des rues consacrée au Wrights. Il y avait des chansons écrites pour elles. Le Wrights a meme influence la mode des femmes pendant que les concepteurs de Paris copiaient “la jupe hobble” ou la jupe des passagéres de femmes avec la corde attachée autour du fond de the. Chacun en Europe portrait une version du chapeau. Wilbur a porté sur chacun de ce des vols.

 Du moment Wilbur Wright a décollé dans son biplane aout 8, 1908, le dwould du monde pour ne pas etre identique. Les yeux de chacun sur la planète ont été torunés au cours de course France comme M. Wright démontré avec la grande agilité sein plus lourds que la machine de vol d’air. L’importance de l’accomplissement de Wrights peut ne jamais etre surestimée. L’année du Wrights dans l’aviation faite par Europe une réalité pratique car ils ont démontré l’insecte. Onmt enseigné des étudiants á voler et a assisté des pays en Europe aux avions de produit. La semaine ou ils ont pilotée la première fois en France était la semaine qui a change le monde entire. Le Wrights a capture l’imagination de dthe k’une planete. Jamais avant eu il y a une demonstration si dramatique de la science appliqué. 


Wilber Wright and the King of England (taken from a newspaper).

Wilbur with his dog "Flyer."



Katharine and Orville meet the King of Spain.

Orville shows the wife of his pupil, Count Lambert,
the anemometer.


Wilbur steering. The left lever controlled the altitude; the right, the wing warping. 

1908-New Year's, a new era-the airplane, the sensation of the age.



Eager hands roll the plane from the hangar - Germany 1909


A half a million people watch the flight.

On way to launching site.

French crowds gathered to watch Wright flights.

  Wilbur Wright wears first leather aviation "bomber" jacket.









A wonderful photo opportunity

Additionally several cocktail parties in chateaux and a royal palace


To Orville and Wilbur Wright

Soar into the cosmic blue
There are other worlds to explore
All that is out there is open to you
Soar to the universe of life and peace
And fly to the rim of heaven.

"We are at the opening verse of the opening page of the chapter of endless possibilities"

-Rudyard Kipling


The history of flight from the Wright Flyer to the Centurion


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