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No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris  (Orville Wright Quotes) The airplane stays up because it doesn’t have the time to fall  (Orville Wright Quotes) If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance  (Orville Wright Quotes) The ability to do this so quickly was largely due to the enthusiastic and efficient services of Mr. C.E. Taylor, who did all the machine work in our shop for the first as well as the succeeding experimental machines  (Orville Wright Quotes) When the machine had been fastened with a wire to the track, so that it could not start until released by the operator, and the motor had been run to make sure that it was in condition, we tossed a coin to decide who should have the first trial. Wilbur won  (Orville Wright Quotes) The course of the flight up and down was exceedingly erratic, partly due to the irregularity of the air, and partly to lack of experience in handling this machine. The control of the front rudder was difficult on account of its being balanced too near the center  (Orville Wright Quotes) In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power  (Orville Wright Quotes) If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance  (Orville Wright Quotes) The airplane stays up because it doesn’t have the time to fall  (Orville Wright Quotes) If we worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true really is true, then there would be little hope for advance  (Orville Wright Quotes) When the motor was completed and tested, we found that it would develop 16 horse power for a few seconds, but that the power rapidly dropped till, at the end of a minute, it was only 12 horse power  (Orville Wright Quotes) We laid the track on a smooth stretch of ground about one hundred feet north of the new building  (Orville Wright Quotes) We estimated that we could make one of four cylinders with 4 inch bore and 4 inch stroke, weighing not over two hundred pounds, including all accessories  (Orville Wright Quotes) Isn’t it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!  (Orville Wright Quotes) A sudden dart when a little over a hundred feet from the end of the track, or a little over 120 feet from the point at which it rose into the air, ended the flight  (Orville Wright Quotes) PRINT FREE GIANT POSTERS