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Description: Diagram of Wright brothers' 1899 kite, showing wing bracing and strings attached to hand-held sticks used for warping the wing while in flight.

Used in evidence circa 1920 in a patent lawsuit.

Source: Part of "The Dream of Flight" online exhibit in the American Treasures section at the U.S. Library of Congress.

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Author: Orville Wright


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