Airienteering with 13MIKE

by Fred J. Calfior and Douglas W. Miller

AirLeg 59

1) Turn LEFT direct to LONG BEACH airport

2) Descend to “1000” feet

“The control system of the Wright Flyer was the brain feature of their airplane. Its main feature was a device for twisting the wing tips to preserve balance in flight. It consisted of a wire strung from each wing tip to a cradle that fitted around the pilot's hips. As the pilot would move his hips, he or she could twist one wing tip or the other, in order to maintain the plane's balance and control while in flight!”

3) Go to AirLeg 32

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