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Lilienthal replica biplane

Postby ARP » Wed Dec 11, 2019 10:54 am

Article published in Skywings December 2019 magazine
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Re: Lilienthal replica biplane

Postby ARP » Thu Dec 19, 2019 4:28 pm

Lilienthal glider compared to Wright glider:-

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Re: Lilienthal replica biplane

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Thu Dec 19, 2019 11:47 pm

Nice picture.

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Re: Lilienthal replica biplane

Postby ARP » Sun Dec 29, 2019 4:47 am

Bob,that's how it came out of the file. I'm sure with your skills on the key board you can re-orientate....
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Re: Lilienthal replica biplane

Postby Bill Cummings » Sun Dec 29, 2019 8:13 am

ARP, when I tap on your picture my iPhone rotates it 180 * to right side up.
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Re: Lilienthal replica biplane

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Sun Dec 29, 2019 9:51 am

ARP wrote:Bob,that's how it came out of the file. I'm sure with your skills on the key board you can re-orientate....

I don't touch a byte of anyone's posts without their permission.

Joe Faust just sent me an email titled "Vanishing information" with a link to an article in The New Yorker:

       https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/01/26/cobweb?verso=true

The article talks about the short lifetime of information on the web. It also highlights "The Wayback Machine" (archive.org) as an attempt to preserve web sites in time. It's a good article, and it's worth reading.

Different hang gliding forums seem to have different levels of reverence for the history of what people have posted. The worst among them is hanggliding.org which has destroyed tremendous amounts of important history of the sport just because Jack Axaopoulos didn't like it. A close second worst is ozreport.com which has also removed entire subforums tbat Davis Straub didn't like. Tad's kitestrings.org is much better, but even Tad couldn't resist the temptation to move posts that weren't aligned with his agenda in certain topics.

Here at the U.S. Hawks, we really do strive to keep an accurate history of what people have written. Sometimes it's a difficult struggle, but we do our best.

Sorry for the diversion. Here's an upright version of ARP's picture:
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Re: Lilienthal replica biplane

Postby ARP » Tue Dec 31, 2019 5:35 am

Bob,

As it was an obvious hiccup on the picture posting I'm sure no one would have considered putting it upright as tampering. Thanks for the re-orientation.
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Re: Lilienthal replica biplane

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Tue Dec 31, 2019 10:45 am

ARP wrote:Thanks for the re-orientation.

I'm happy to help and I'm sorry for side tracking the topic about the inversion.

FYI, for everyone's benefit, there are a number of ways to request help with posts. The fastest way is to just call me at 858-204-7499. I'm always happy to hear from any of our members any time (even if you wake me at 3am). If we haven't spoken before, I might request a verification PM to be sure it's you. If it's not urgent, you can flag a post with the "Report" button. Just describe what you want done in the report itself. You can follow up with a PM or phone call to make sure I see it.

Again, I'm sorry for the diversion. The Lilienthal glider replica is an amazing effort, and I appreciate you posting about it. It's a very cool picture at any orientation! Do you have one of the Wright glider in the air?
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Re: Lilienthal replica biplane

Postby ARP » Thu Jan 02, 2020 3:55 am

Have not seen a picture of both gliders in the air at the same time. However if you are interested they do provide for flights in the Wright glider( at a price):- https://www.kittyhawk.com/adventures/19 ... xperience/
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Re: Lilienthal replica biplane

Postby ARP » Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:51 pm

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