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  AEA White Wing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The White Wing (or Aerodrome #2) was an early aircraft designed by Frederick W. Baldwin and built by the Aerial Experiment Association in 1908.
The wings were equipped with ailerons controlled by a harness worn around the pilot's body; leaning in one direction would cause the aircraft to bank to follow.
First piloted by Baldwin himself on May 18, the aircraft flew very well, and three days later, Glenn Curtiss made a flight of 1,017 ft (310 m) in it.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/AEA_White_Wing   (189 words)

 AEA Silver Dart - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Silver Dart (or Aerodrome #4) was an early aircraft which was flown off the ice at Baddeck, Nova Scotia on February 23, 1909.
The frame and structure of the Silver Dart was made of steel tube, bamboo, friction tape, wire, and wood.
The wings were covered with rubberized silk balloon-cloth.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/AEA_Silver_Dart   (514 words)

 AEA Red Wing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Red Wing (or Aerodrome #1) was an early aircraft designed by Thomas Selfridge and built by the Aerial Experiment Association in 1908.
It was named for the bright red color of its silk wings - chosen to achieve the best result with the photography techniques of the day.
On March 12, Frederick W. Baldwin piloted the aircraft off the frozen Keuka Lake near Hammondsport, New York in what would be the first public demonstration of a powered aircraft flight in the United States.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/AEA_Red_Wing   (165 words)

 The Wright Patent Battles
wing warping, as well as the entire system that allowed the aircraft to be controlled in forward flight.
So when an AEA member, Lieutenant Thomas Selfridge, wrote to the Wrights in January 1908 for information about aircraft construction, the Wrights answered promptly and also referred him to their patent and other publications for more details.
The first powered aircraft built by the AEA was called the Red Wing, after the color of its silk fabric wings.
www.centennialofflight.gov /essay/Wright_Bros/Patent_Battles/WR12.htm   (1563 words)

 Bell's Boys
The A.E.A. tested their first powered aircraft, the Red Wing (so-called for the color of the fabric used to cover the wings), in March 1908.
He trussed the wings so the top wing curved down and the bottom wing curved up so the wing tips almost met.
AEA members experiment with their first glider -- a copy of a Wright glider -- in 1907.
www.first-to-fly.com /History/Wright%20Story/bellsboys.htm   (617 words)

 Curtiss-Wright Corporation - Glenn Hammond Curtiss - To Get into the Air   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Curtiss was the engine expert of the AEA, a group of young men who sought to design and build an airplane, mentored by Bell and financed by Bell and his wife.
The aircraft was similar in construction to Red Wing, incorporated the engine salvaged from its wrecked predecessor and employed motorcycle wheels and tires provided by Curtiss.
The AEA was flying, Tom Baldwin was building airships; a Hungarian built a light monoplane; a Connecticut man built and flew a tethered helicopter; another inventor was building a huge dirigible--all with Curtiss engines.
www.curtisswright.com /history/1893-1912.asp   (1240 words)

 Red Wing
Red Wing High School - Red Wing High School is the local high school for Red Wing, Minnesota with an enrollment of approximately 1,000 students.
AEA Red Wing - The Red Wing (or Aerodrome #1) was an early aircraft designed by Thomas Selfridge and built by the Aerial Experiment Association in 1908.
Detroit News Red Wing - Detroit News Red Wing Red Wings: NHL Champions by Detroit News, Red Wings: NHL Champions Red Wing High School - Red Wing High School is the local high school for Red Wing, Minnesota with an enrollment of approximately 1,000 students.
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 Curtiss-Wright Corporation - Wing Warping, Ailerons, and Litigation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
To effect wing-warping, it was necessary to twist the aircraft's wings differentially; the trailing edge of the outer right wing twisted upward, the corresponding area of the left wing, downward.
The Wrights' wings were flexible enough to allow this and were suitably connected by steel wires to a shoulder harness worn by the pilot.
The Wrights had corresponded with the AEA from time to time, reminding Curtiss particularly, that they held lateral control patents for which they expected royalties if the Association 's aircraft were sold commercially or reaped a profit from exhibition fees.
www.curtisswright.com /history/1909-1917.asp   (1510 words)

 1908 in aviation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
March 17 - AEA Red Wing was destroyed in a crash on its second flight.
December 31 - Wilbur Wright wins a prize of FF 20,000 from Michelin for the longest flight of the year (a world record) - 124 km (76.5 miles) in 2 hours 18 minutes and 53 seconds from Camp d'Auvours.
March 12 - AEA Red Wing, flying from the surface of Keuka Lake near Hammondsport, New York.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1908_in_aviation   (489 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Thomas Selfridge
The Aerial Experiment Association (AEA) was formed in 1907 under the tutelage of Dr. Alexander Graham Bell.
On a bitterly cold March 12, 1908, the Red Wing, piloted by "Casey" Baldwin, sped over the icy surface of Keuka Lake near Hammondsport, New York on runners, bounded into the air, and actually flew for a distance of 318 feet, 11 inches, before collapsing to the ground, leaving the pilot slightly bruised.
Red Wing was destroyed in a crash on its second flight on March 17, 1908, and only the engine could be salvaged.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Thomas-Selfridge   (1685 words)

 Chapter 1
On March 12, 1908 with the public in attendance the Red Wing flew for 30 meters at an altitude of 3 meters before the tail strut buckled and Casey was forced to land.
The wings were covered with white cotton nainsook because the supply of red silk had been depleted.
The A.E.A. had reached its goal and the 4 men were delirious and the fact that tetrahedrals were not involved had little effect on Bell's own joy.
www.cbv.ns.ca /rv/bell2.html   (3315 words)

 Glenn H. Curtiss
The AEA, composed of Bell as mentor, Douglas McCurdy, Frederick Baldwin, Lt. Thomas Selfridge, and Glenn Curtiss, went on to build aircraft as a team and test and perfect each other's theories and methods for improving flight performance.
The first biplane was named the Red Wing because of the red silk covering its wings.
The AEA decided that the June Bug, with Curtiss as pilot, was ready to compete and notified the Aero Club of America that it would go after the first Scientific American trophy and its $2,500 purse.
www.centennialofflight.gov /essay/Explorers_Record_Setters_and_Daredevils/Curtiss/EX3.htm   (1503 words)

 Messages for Igor Grigorenko - Page 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
There are a lot of Detroit Red Wings who are looking forward to seeing you in a Red Wings uniform, but whatever happens with all wish you luck and good health!
I'm looking forward to seeing you in the famous red and white with the winged wheel for many years to come Get well and be strong.
Red Wing fan's can't wait to see you in the winged wheel.
members.aol.com /YBSBRedPride/GrigCard/page2.html   (735 words)

 Glenn H. Curtiss
The fourth AEA airplane, the "Silver Dart" was the most successful of the four with over 200 flights to its credit.
AEA member, John McCurdy took it North to become the first person to fly a heavier-than-air flying machine in Canada.
Curtiss went on to perfect the "Flying Boat"(literally, a boat with wings), which in a later form would be the first aircraft to cross the Atlantic (NC-4, May 27 th, 1919).
www.glennhcurtissmuseum.org /educational/glenn_curtiss.htm   (1944 words)

 The 65 Cent Deception
AEA opposes the 65% initiative drive because it is an attempt to divert the public's attention away from the fact that Arizona public schools are woefully under funded and draw educators and the public into a divisive conflict over how our inadequate funds are spent.
The proponents want to have all 50 states and D.C. mandate that 65 cents of every education dollar be spent "in the classroom" by 2008.
School board members are elected by their communities because they are in the best position to decide what their local schools need.
www.arizonaea.org /politics.php?page=180   (1283 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
AEA flies their third aircraft, the "June Bug" for the first time.
He flew the AEA's "June Bug" 1.1 miles, nearly twice the required distance, at the Stony Brook Farm race-track, the AEA base.
Orville Wright warns Glenn Curtiss that the wing flaps in use on the AEA's "June Bug" are an infringement of the Wrights' patents.
www.aero-web.org /history/events/1908.htm   (376 words)

Their application described wing warping, as well as the entire system that allowed the aircraft to be controlled in forward flight.
The AEA's first aircraft was the Selfridge designed "Red Wing" (named after the color of its cloth wing covering), which was tested on March 12, 1908, in Hammondsport, New York.
The Wrights had corresponded with the AEA from time to time, reminding them that they held lateral control patents for which they expected royalties if the Association's aircraft were sold commercially or reaped a profit from exhibition fees.
www.wrcs.org.au /articles/29.htm   (1993 words)

 AmericanHeritage.com / MAN IN MOTION
After launching many successful gliders by running off the hills around Hammondsport, the AEA began construction of “Drome Number One.” Its wings, 42 feet long, curving toward each other, and tapered at the ends, were covered with the same red silk that Bell used for his kites, and so the plane was named Red Wing.
Still, the AEA had gotten into the air, and Bell’s Boys, as they were now often called, were elated and ready to build a larger, sturdier craft that would fly even longer.
In the Red Wing, vertical control had been achieved with a large elevator ahead of the wings, and horizontal control with a vertical rudder placed above the tail, but there was essentially no means of lateral control.
www.americanheritage.com /articles/magazine/it/1991/1/1991_1_50.shtml   (5408 words)

 Aviation Publications over Time
AEA Red Wing flies for the first time, March 12.
AEA White wing makes first flight, May 18.
AEA Silver Dart flown for the first time, Dec. 6.
invention.psychology.msstate.edu /library/timeline.html   (466 words)

 Mechanical Engineering "100 Years of Flight," Dec. 2003 -- "Trial by Flyer," Feature Article
Back in Dayton, they built a wind tunnel, determined a better wing shape, made a marginally adequate engine to drive two remarkably efficient counter-rotating propellers via chains and sprockets, and applied for a patent on their three-axis control.
The AEA charter was to demonstrate aerial locomotion using the tetrahedral kite principle.
It used red silk for fabric, and was called the Red Wing.
www.memagazine.org /flight03/trialby/trialby.html   (3686 words)

 AeA Member: AeA Member Directory
AeA maintains 18 National councils and 2 International councils.
You must be logged in as a AeA Member or Government User in order to access these fields.
The explosion of technology in the commercial marketplace has created new competition for acquiring and retaining permanent engineering talent, making it difficult to satisfy the demands of this changing market.
www.aeanet.org /members/memberlisting.cfm?id=413730   (1235 words)

 AmericanHeritage.com / THE INTREPID MR. CURTISS
The AEA members collected all the aeronautical literature they could find, including the patent newly granted to the Wrights, and their first aircraft was a blend of others’ ideas as well as their own.
The AEA seemed to him too scientifically high-minded for such a goal, so he defected from the Bell group; and on March 19, 1909, the Herring-Curtiss Company was incorporated for the purpose of manufacturing “balloons, aeroplanes, airships, [and] flying machines of any and all types.
Curtiss abandoned the arched wings for sturdier parallel wings, replaced the wing-tip ailerons with a pair of larger ailerons mounted between the wings, reduced the wing span for greater speed, and mounted a watercooled engine for greater reliability.
www.americanheritage.com /articles/magazine/ah/1975/3/1975_3_60.shtml   (7853 words)

 American airplanes: Ab - Ak
Wing with wood spar and aluminum ribs; fabric-covered steel tube fuselage; quad gear with steerable front wheels.
The wings could be folded by one man in five minutes for driving as a car up to 50mph.
Twin-boom, twin-tail fuselages with pilot's pod atop the wing midsection; detachable lower portion as a cargo pod.
www.aerofiles.com /_ab.html   (6047 words)

 Aerospaceweb.org | Ask Us - Christmas Bullet
This aircraft, known as the Red Bird, was representative of many of his later designs and can be distinguished by its anhedral (down-sloping) upper wings and dihedral (up-sloping) lower wings.
Nonetheless, the success of the Red Bird and a modified Red Bird II led to the founding of the Christmas Aeroplane Company based in Washington, DC, in 1910.
Unfortunately this gross lack of wing strength led to in-flight structural failures of both aircraft on 30 December 1918 and 1 May 1919.
www.aerospaceweb.org /question/history/q0038.shtml   (682 words)

 Welcome to aea.net
AEA’s 2003 Associate Member of the Year manufactures a wide variety of support avionics equipment including the SAE5-35 Altitude Data System.
Shadin avionics apply to fixed and rotary wing (single and twin engine) general aviation aircraft, transport and military aircraft and special (warbird) models.
WxWorx on Wings is a wireless system that allows continuous downloading of the latest weather information for your cockpit, utilizing data provided by the XM WX Satellite Weather Service.
www.aea.net /Convention/dallas2005/2005exhibitorinformation.asp   (4112 words)

 Red Brigades PDA highlights encryption controversy :: InfoWar Monitor :: Monitoring, Documenting, Assessing
Italian police have seized at least two Psion PLC PDAs (personal digital assistants) from members of the Red Brigades but the major investigative breakthrough they were hoping for as a result of the information contained on the devices has failed to materialize -- thwarted by encryption software used by the left-wing revolutionaries.
The devices, believed to number two or three, were seized from Nadia Desdemona Lioce and her Red Brigades comrade Mario Galesi, who was killed in the shootout.
Their predecessors left a swathe of blood behind them, assassinating politicians, businessmen and security officials and terrorizing the population by "knee-capping," or shooting in the legs, perceived opponents.
www.infowar-monitor.net /modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=298   (1200 words)

 Where Next With Electronic Attack? - October 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
On the Pentagon’s so-called “stoplight” briefing slides—where red is bad, yellow is fair, and green is good—many aspects of the airborne electronic attack mission are a deep, deep red.
The AEA mission—after a decade of turmoil in which plans have been started, stopped, restarted, and halted again—is still being sorted out.
The purpose of AEA systems is to disrupt or blind enemy air defenses, mainly by pounding them with intense bursts of radar energy.
www.afa.org /magazine/oct2006/1006electronic.asp   (3416 words)

 Iowa State Fair   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Collings received a red ribbon for reining and blue ribbons for horsemanship, poles and barrels.
Red — Danny Dreher of Adair; Kelly Laughery of Orient; and Gabrielle Doud of Stuart.
Members of the Wing Walkers assisting at the exhibit were: Natalie Bohling, Hannah Jensen, Joceline Holliday, Jamie Thompson, Jessica Baier, DeEtta Bohling, Zach Jensen, Nicole Williams, Kale Hoadley, Velista Martin, Nathan Baier and Emily Bingaman.
www.crestonnewsadvertiser.com /308412878543242.php   (753 words)

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