[WWI] Wright Flight - in retard

Pedro Soares pnsoares at netcabo.pt
Sat Dec 20 21:40:24 EST 2003


Ola Martin

Check P.J. Wright's message of the 18th. Subject: Wright Flight

Um abraco

Pedro
----- Original Message -----
From: "Martin Héctor AFFLITTO ECHAGÜE" <mhae at fibertel.com.ar>
To: <wwi at wwi-models.org>
Sent: Saturday, December 20, 2003 2:22 PM
Subject: Re: [WWI] Wright Flight - in retard


> Dear Listees
>
>  I was late in sending this letter,because the repairs in my house have
> disconnected me from the world...
> I want to ask you a question about the Flyer.
>
> Only as a demonstration they turned on the engine of the Bleriot 1909,they
> were sane enough not fly it,as
> they wanted.Well,it almost went alone,they've forgotten that,that plane
has
> to be stopped by breaking it
> manually,in front of the river it was going to fly alone!!!!!!
>
> Did Some of the reproductions that were made based on the 1903 drawings
fly?
>   Here in Argentina one was made;and it was suered that it was exactly as
> the original one,the University of
> San Luis backed it up.
> The engines well heated,at maximuim rate,wind of 42km/h,ran  the take off
> track and at the end it fell down
> like a potato.
> I've seen the one presented to Mr.Bush??
> Nobody can build a reasonable reproduction after a 100 years????!!!!
>
> Martin H Afflitto Echagüe
> Merry Chrismas for all of you!!!!
>
>



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