The 1902 Glider

The 1902 Glider (HM6JH)

Location: Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 Dare County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 1.13', W 75° 40.121'

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"Our new machine is a very great improvement over anything we had built before and over anything any one has built."
Letter from Wilbur Wright to his father, October 2, 1902

The Wrights' experiments with the successful 1902 Glider solved most of the problems in achieving stability, lift and control, and set the course for the 1903 first powered flight. Their basic paten was on the control mechanisms of this glider.
HM NumberHM6JH
Placed ByU.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Wright Brothers National Memorial
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Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 11:23am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 439747 N 3986244
Decimal Degrees36.01883333, -75.66868333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 1.13', W 75° 40.121'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 1' 7.80" N, 75° 40' 7.26" W
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Area Code(s)252
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 238-260 Wright Memorial, Kill Devil Hills NC 27948, US
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