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Wright, Orville

Overview
Works: 9 works in 11 publications in 2 languages and 17 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works  Records and correspondence  History  Sources  Biographies 
Roles: Author
Classifications: TL540.W7, B
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Orville Wright
Publications by Orville Wright
Most widely held works by Orville Wright
Die Gebrüder Wright, die Erfinder des Motorfluges; eine Biographie mit der Genehmigung von Orville Wright by Fred Charters Kelly( Book )
2 editions published in 1947 in German and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The Wright brothers : how they invented the airplane by Russell Freedman( Book )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Follows the lives of the Wright brothers and describes how they developed the first airplane
The papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright, including the Chanute-Wright letters and other papers of Octave Chanute by Wilbur Wright( Book )
2 editions published between 1953 and 1972 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The early history of the airplane by Orville Wright( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The Wright brothers, Orville (1871-1948) and Wilbur (1867-1912), were two Americans who are generally credited with inventing and building the world's first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight in 1903. In the two years afterward, the brothers developed their flying machine into the first practical fixed-wing aircraft. Although not the first to build and fly experimental aircraft, the Wright brothers were the first to invent aircraft controls that made fixed wing flight possible. The brother's fundamental breakthrough was their invention of "three axis-control," which enabled the pilot to steer the aircraft effectively and to maintain its equilibrium
How we made the first flight by Orville Wright( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Presents the full text of "How We Made the First Flight," written by Orville Wright (1871-1948) and published by the City University of New York (CUNY). Includes photographs and recounts the first flight
 
Languages
English (9)
German (2)
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