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    that we are blessed to be in this wonderful life of aviation. The Wright brothers have spread this beauty, that is aviation to everyone in the world. Where would we be without airplanes? There would be little business overseas, we wouldn’t be able to see the world, and we couldn’t get that feeling inside when you are up above the clouds. Let’s not forget about all of the airplanes that have been created, including the Wright Flyer, which started the legacy that is aviation. Every airplane has a certain

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    Good Deed

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    collar around his neck. The collar had a dog tag; it read ‘Blinky’, and that’s when I remembered. This dog was lost; there have been flyers all around the area, asking to call a particular number if the dog was ever found. I picked up Blinky, and looked for the nearest telephone booth. I found one near Shuterland Avenue and Shirland Road, inside there was already a flyer with the number and the photograph of the dog. After I rang the number a woman picked up. “Hello?” “Hello, it says to call this number

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    tell how influential a person is? Michael Hart’s book The 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Persons in History, includes hundreds of people who did something big to impact the world in an amazing way. On that list are many inventors, such as the Wright Brothers. Michael Hart states that, “In deciding where to rank them on this list, therefore, the main factor, is one’s assessment of the importance of the airplane itself. It seems to me that the airplane is a far less important invention than either

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    intense rivalry that put many lives at risk. The race for flight was on, as aviation pioneers Orville and Wilbur Wright face off against Glenn Curtiss. To simply say that the Wright Brothers invented the airplane doesn't begin to describe their many accomplishments. Every successful aircraft ever built, begins with the 1902 Wright Glider. Around 1899, in Dayton, Ohio Orville and Wilbur Wright made a career out of repairing and designing bicycles. The idea of flight intrigued the brothers and although

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    The Beginning Of Flight

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    The Beginning of Flight In the early 1900's, Wilbur and Orville Wright had a vision to one day fly. In 1903 they reached their goal in the sand dunes of North Carolina. Wilbur Wright was born on April 16, 1867, in Millville Indiana. His brother, Orville Wright was born on August 19, 1871, in Dayton, Ohio. Wilbur and Orville owned a bike shopped, and produced bikes. Along with making bicycles Wilbur had a dream of building a full size flying machine. Wilbur once said that he had been "afflicted

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    Flying Through the History Books

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    However, the Wright brothers are accredited with the end result of the airplane’s first successful flight. The Wright Brothers invented and did their testing of their engine propelled airplane in Kill Devil Hills and Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. By 1903, the brothers built a biplane named through history as the Wright Flyer (Ethell 19). Through the works of the Wright brothers and other equally important contributors we prove that humans can fly. The entire world was abuzz at what the Wright Brothers

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    The Wright brothers were engineers and pioneers of aviation. Wilbur Wright was born April 16, 1867, near Millville, Indiana. He was the middle child in a family of five children. His father, Milton Wright, was a bishop in the Church of the United Brethren in Christ. His mother was Susan Catherine Koerner. When Wilbur was a child, his playmate was his younger brother, Orville Wright, born in 1871. The Wright brothers achieved the first powered, and controlled airplane flight. They surpassed their

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    the aviation industry are engineers and inventors, Orville and Wilbur Wright. Wilbur Wright was born in a small city near Millville Indiana in 1867, April 16. Orville Wright was born in Dayton Ohio, 1871, August 19. Both of the brothers attended Richmond high school, neither of them receive the diploma. Later in their lives they were both given a degree from Earlham college for Honorary Bachelor of Science. For 8 years the Wright brothers were creating successful fight machines such as the 1904 glider

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    Medical Aspects of Running and Running-related Injuries "Runners are the 'healthiest sick people in the world'", according to ultrarunner Jeff Robbins. In an email that I received from him he added, “One of the problems with the ultras is that you are always stressing things to the limits. Therefore problems tend to crop up. Half the fun in this sport is learning to deal with adversity no matter how it comes." Injury is a runner's most dreaded and aggravating obstacle. Sometimes no matter how

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    David Lit 2 Pd 9 Wright Brothers “No bird soars in a calm”- Wilbur Wright. The biography by David McCullough was about two American innovative brothers who are better known as The Wright Brothers. Not only were they inventors, they were also the very first aviation pioneers. Meaning they were the first to ever set foot on a glider and fly it. “If birds can glide for long periods of time, then… why can't I?” (The Wright Brothers 106) The Wright Brothers were astonished by the fact that all of these

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