Wright Brother's Reworked Glider

Wright Brother's Reworked Glider Tragedies and Triumphs American History Famous Historical Events Famous People Aviation & Space Exploration STEM

Image of a photograph of the redesigned 1902 Glider.  The wright-brothers.org website provides more details:

The 1902 glider was the first Wright flying machine to have a vertical rudder (behind). At first, the rudder was only a fixed tail with twin vanes, unable to move. The Wrights found this caused them grief when they tried to turn.

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Image online, courtesy wright-brothers.org website.


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