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" I am an enthusiast, but not a crank in the sense that I have some pet theories as to the proper construction of a flying machine. I wish to avail myself of all that is already known and then if possible add my mite to help on the future worker who will... "
Innovation and the Development of Flight - Page 28
edited by - 1999 - 335 pages
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A History of Aerodynamics: And Its Impact on Flying Machines

John David Anderson, John D. Anderson, Jr - Science - 1998 - 478 pages
...published on this subject, and if possible a list of other works in point in the English language. I am an enthusiast, but not a crank in the sense that...already known and then if possible add my mite to help on the future worker who will attain final success [p. 5].55 Note that Wilbur used the singular "I";...
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Civilization's Quotations: Life's Ideal

Richard Alan Krieger - Electronic books - 2007 - 344 pages
...slave of his slave." — "Man merely discovers; we never can and never will invent." — Kahlil Gibran "I wish to avail myself of all that is already known and then if possible add my might to help the future worker who will attain final success." — Wilbur Wright "What this power...
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Like Sex with Gods: An Unorthodox History of Flying

Bayla Singer - Transportation - 2003 - 219 pages
...aeronautics in "what time I can spare from my regular business." Wilbur was forthright but modest: "I am an enthusiast, but not a crank in the sense...already known and then if possible add my mite to help on the future worker who will attain final success."58 Langley was working hard on a full-scale machine...
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The Airplane, a History of Its Technology

John David Anderson - Technology & Engineering - 2002 - 369 pages
...Wright Flyer I am an enthusiast, but not a crank in the sense that I have some pet theories as to the construction of a flying machine. I wish to avail...already known and then if possible add my mite to help on the future worker who will attain final success. Wilbur Wright, 1899 Wilbur Wright wrote the above...
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The Wright Way: 7 Problem-Solving Principles from the Wright Brothers That ...

Mark EPPLER - Business & Economics - 2003 - 224 pages
...the Smithsonian Institution requesting information on aeronautical research, Wilbur noted his goal. "I wish to avail myself of all that is already known and then if possible add my mite to help on the future worker who will attain final success." At that point, Wilbur only expected to push the...
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Flying Over the USA: Airplanes in American Life

Martin W. Sandler - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2004 - 64 pages
...Langley. "I am an enthusiast, but not a crank ..." Wilbur asserted in one of his 10 letters to Langley. "I wish to avail myself of all that is already known and then if possible add my mite to help on the future worker who will attain final success." Armed with what they had learned, the Wright brothers...
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Orville Wright: The Flyer

Janet Benge, Geoff Benge - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 204 pages
...has published on the subject, and if possible a list of other works in print in the English language. I am an enthusiast, but not a crank in the sense that...already known and then if possible add my mite to help on the future worker who will attain final success. I do not know the terms on which you send out your...
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