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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

L’umanita principale in una nuovi età, Orville e Wilbur Wright fatto oltre 300 voli durante l’anno hanno dimostrato l’aeroplano in Europa. Il Wrights ha realizzato un livello del celebrity in modo d ail ther unbelievable non è stato maid a allora qualche cosa come esso. Il loro saga è senza precedente nella storia dell’umanità. Il loro coraggio e la bellezza breathtaking dei loro voli hanno sbalordito I dieci delle migliaia dei aspectators che guardano da sotto.          

 In Francia, in Italia ed in Germania, oggi, ci sonno statue e vie dedicate al Wrights. Ci Erano canzoni scritte per loro. Il Wrights persino ha influenzato il modo delle donne mentre I progettisti de Parigi hanno copiato “il pannello esterno hobble” o il panneoo esterno dei passegger delle donne con la corda legata intorno al loro pannello esterno. Tutto in Europa stava portando una versione della protezione Wilbur ha portato stava portando una versione della protezione Wilbur ha portato su ogni dei suoi voli.

Dal momento Wilbur Wright tolto in suo biplane il 8 agosto 1908, il mondo non sarebbe lo stesso. Gli occhi di tutto sui pianeta sono stati girati nel corso della corsa in Francia come sig. Wright dimostrato con agilita grande sup piu persanti della macchina di volo dell’aria. Il magnitude del successo del Wrights puo mai essere overestimeated. L’anno del Wrights nell’aeronautica fatta Europa una realtà pratica allievi volare ed ha assisito I paesi in Europa agli aerie dei Francia era la settimana che ha cambiato il mondo intero. Il Wrights ha bloccato l’immaginazione di un planeta. Mai prima dell’avuto di la stato cosi dimostrazione drammatica di scienze applicata.                      



Katharine stands on achair to watch her brother fly.

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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