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1902 Wright Brothers' Glider Tests

(October 10, 1902) Historic photo of the Wright brothers' third test glider being launched at Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, on October 10, 1902. Wilbur Wright is at the controls, Orville Wright is at left, ... more

Orville Wrights Test His Glider at Kitty Hawk, NC

(October 24, 1911) This photograph of Orville Wright in his glider at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, was taken on October 24, 1911. His new glider broke all the previous gliding records by actually soaring and sta... more

National Air Races, from 1928 through 1939

Cliff Henderson Collection image. Clifford "Cliff" Henderson (1896-1984) was one of the early organizers of the National Air Races, and managed the races from 1928 through 1939. Please tag these imag... more

National Air Races, from 1928 through 1939

Cliff Henderson Collection image. Clifford "Cliff" Henderson (1896-1984) was one of the early organizers of the National Air Races, and managed the races from 1928 through 1939. Please tag these imag... more

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

W.P. 'Stevie' Stevens in flight over Lethbridge in an open #2 Primary Glider, ca. 1935-1936. The Lethbridge Gliding Club’s hand-built #2 Primary Glider achieved altitudes of 1000 feet and from 1934 to 1937 made... more