“Orville, accompanied by his brother Lorin, his nephew Horace, and his friend Alexander Ogilvie, of England, arrived for the purpose of conducting gliding experiments with a glider resembling the Wright 1911 powered machine but lacking its motor.” — Arthur G. Renstrom. (image: Library of Congress)

In The Air

December and the annual rite of Wright-mas.

“Glider at Kitty Hawk” in 1911. Note the shadow of the photographer in the foreground. (image and quoted caption: Library of Congress)
“Three-quarter left rear view of glider in flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina” in 1911. (image and quoted caption: Library of Congress)
“Group portrait in front of glider at Kill Devil Hill. Sitting: Horace Wright, Orville Wright, and Alexander Ogilvie; standing: Lorin Wright, and group of journalists, including Van Ness Harwood of the New York World, Berges of the American News Service, Arnold Kruckman of the New York American, Mitchell of the New York Herald, and John Mitchell of the Associated Press” (image and quoted caption: Library of Congress)

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