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[Orville Wright Glider Flights - Cyanotype #5], 1911

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Orville invited British aviator Alex Ogilvie to accompany him to Kitty Hawk in 1911. A pilot training to fly the first British built Wright flyers, Orville had visited him in the UK just a few months earlier. Ogilvie gladly accepted the opportunity of flying at the world renowned Kill Devil Hills. In this photo Orville (left) and Ogilvie (right) make adjustments to the 1911 glider.

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Citation: [Orville Wright Glider Flights - Cyanotype #5], 1911. Alpheus W. Drinkwater Collection
Location: East Carolina Manuscript Collection, Manuscripts and Rare Books, Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858 USA
Call Number:Alpheus W. Drinkwater Collection #805   Display Collection Guide
 

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