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Glider recreational aircraft.

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[Otto Lilienthal glider, 1895]

[Otto Lilienthal glider, 1895]

[Crumpled glider wrecked by the wind on Hill of the Wreck (named after a shipwreck)]

[Tom Tate, son of Captain Tate's half-brother Daniel Tate, posing with a drum fish in front of 1900 Wright glider]

[Left side view of the 1900 Wright glider before installation of forward horizontal control surface, flying as a kite, tipped forward; Kitty Hawk Lifesaving Station and Weather Bureau buildings in background to the left]

[Left side view of glider flying as a kite, in level flight, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

Remy Glider

[Dan Tate, at left, and Edward C. Huffaker, at right, launching the 1901 glider with either Wilbur or Orville piloting]

[1901 glider soaring, photograph from an out of focus, water-damaged negative]

[Side view of Wilbur Wright piloting a glider in level flight almost overhead, moving to left, showing bottom wing and elevator]

[Wright brothers rebuilding their glider in a wooden shed erected in July to serve as a workshop and to house the glider in bad weather, August, 1901; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[Orville at left wing end of upended glider, bottom view; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[Wilbur Wright in prone position on glider just after landing, its skid marks visible behind it and, in the foreground, skid marks from a previous landing; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[Side view of glider flying as a kite near the ground, Wilbur at left and Orville at right, glider turned forward to right and tipped downward]

[1901 glider being flown as a kite, Wilbur at left side, Orville at right; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[Side view of Dan Tate, left, and Wilbur, right, flying the 1902 glider as a kite]

[Wilbur in glider turning rapidly to the left, Dan Tate running alongside; Big Kill Devil Hill]

[Wilbur gliding to the right, bottom view of glider]

Glider turning to right, Chanute gliding experiments

[Start of a glide; Wilbur in motion at left holding one end of glider (rebuilt with single vertical rudder), Orville lying prone in machine, and Dan Tate at right; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

1902 Wright Brothers' Glider Tests

[Three-quarter right front view of Wright glider descending from Big Hill. One of four photographs of gliding activities taken on October 27, 1903, when Wilbur and Orville each made two glides]

[Right rear view of one of the successful glides made on October 21, 1903 with the 1902 glider (one of three pictures taken on this date); Kitty Hawk camp buildings in the distance]

[Right rear view of one of the successful glides made on October 21, 1903 with the 1902 glider (one of three pictures taken on this date); Kitty Hawk camp buildings in the distance]

[View of the camp at Kitty Hawk from the northeast, showing its condition at the time of Wilbur's arrival on April 10, 1908. The old 1902 building is on the left, its side walls still standing but its roof and north end gone. The remains of the 1902 glider are on the ground]

Malcolm Allison - with glider

Tanforan, Cal., glider meet, 29-30 Aug., 1910 - Pacific and Oakland aero clubs

Malcolm Allison - with glider

[Side view from below of Orville soaring in level flight, spectators looking up at glider; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[Close-up view of rudders and elevator of glider in front of the camp building at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[Kill Devil Hill, where the first gliding experiments were conducted by the Wright brothers in 1900; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Orville Wright, accompanied by his brother Lorin, his nephew Horace, and his friend Alexander Ogilvie, of England, arrived for the purpose of conducting gliding experiments with a glider resembling the 1911 powered machine but lacking its motor]

[Left rear view of glider at a low altitude, showing the fixed vertical fin attached to a front strut; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

Orville Wrights Test His Glider at Kitty Hawk, NC

[Glider being prepared for flight by Orville and assistants; a number of reporters stand off to the right]

[Left rear view of glider at a high altitude; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[Three-quarter left rear view of glider in flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[Three-quarter left rear view of glider in flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[Three-quarter left rear view of glider in flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[Group portrait in front of glider at Kill Devil Hill. Sitting: Horace Wright, Orville Wright, and Alexander Ogilvie; standing: Lorin Wright, and group of journalists, including Van Ness Harwood of the New York World, Berges of the American News Service, Arnold Kruckman of the New York American, Mitchell of the New York Herald, and John Mitchell of the Associated Press; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[Front view of glider outside camp building at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina ]

[Right front view of glider in flight]

[Close-up view of rudders and elevator of glider in front of the camp building at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[Glider at Kitty Hawk]

[Front view of glider in front of the camp building at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

Curtiss glider, 9/11/22

Curtiss glider, 9/11/22

Glider Triplane Model by Octave Chanute, with adjustable combination fore-and-aft controls

Aviation leaders plan uniform laws. Leaders in the field of aviation from all over the country met in Washington today for the National Conference on Uniform Aeronautic Regulatory Laws. Maj. Clarence M. Young, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Aviation, acted as chairman of the sessions. In the photograph, left to right, seated: Capt. Frank M. Hawks, noted speed flyer and glider pilot; Maj. Young; Alfred J. Williams, former Navy speed ace, and Charles S. ("Casey") Jones, famous pilot and vice-president of the Curtiss-Wright Corporation. Standing: W.S.Mayo, chief aeronautical engineer of the Ford Company, and State Senator J. Griswold Webb, chairman of the New York State Aviation Commission. 12/16/30

National Air Races, from 1928 through 1939

[Alfred T. Palmer, U.S. Office of War Information photographer at the U.S. Marine glider detachment training camp, Parris Island, South Carolina]

National Air Races, from 1928 through 1939

Arthur L. Larson Fonds: W.P. 'Stevie' Stevens in flight

Marine lieutenants studying glider piloting at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training, ready for take-off at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C. Power towing plane in background

Marine glider at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

A Marine Corps glider being towed by a power plane from Page Field, at Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps glider in flight, out of Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps gliders in flight out of Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps glider in flight out of Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps gliders in flight out of Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Lieutenant, glider pilot in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training, at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps gliders in flight from Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps glider in flight out of Parris island, S.C.

Marine Corps glider in flight, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine Corps gliders in flight out of Parris Island, S.C.

A marine Lieutenant, glider pilot in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine glider at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.

Marine glider in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.