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Orville Wright, [Diary Entry], December 1903

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[15 December 1903, Tuesday - Orville Wright Diary, Kill Devil Hills, NC]

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Spent day in making repairs to front rudder and rudder frame. Wind 5 to 6 meters.

Weather Data for 15 December 1903

[16 December 1903, Wednesday - Orville Wright Diary, Kill Devil Hills, NC]

Wind of 6 to 7 meters blowing from west and northwest in morning. We completed repairs

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by noon and got the machine out on the tracks in front of the building ready for a trial from the level. The wind was gradually dying and by the time we were ready was blowing only about 4 to 5 meters per sec. After waiting several hours to see whether it would breeze up again we took the machine in.

Weather Data for 16 December 1903

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Citation: Diary entry, December 1903. Diary of Edward Huffaker, Papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress.
Location: Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

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