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History of Flight

Key events

Flights of fancy

Models

Aerodynamics

How planes fly

Historical development

Aero-engines

Flyers

Cayley

Lilienthal

Phillips

The Wright Brothers

Santos-Dumont

Cody

Links

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The Wright Brothers - experiments - bicycle balance

- Choose an aerofoil shape, set its angle and then click the 'bicycle' button

- Find the angle at which it stays in balance.