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[29 July 1901 - Wilbur Wright Diary, Kill Devil Hills, NC]

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Reduced area of rudder to 10 sq. ft. and on trial found no particular improvement in control.

Afternoon spent in kite tests. Found lift of machine much less than Lilienthal tables would indicate, reaching only about ⅓ as much.

Weather Data for 29 July 1901

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Citation: Diary entry, July 1901. Diary of Wilbur Wright, 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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