Wright Flyer replica, wind tunnel tests

Wright Flyer replica, wind tunnel tests

C010/2754 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 25.2MB

Downloadable file size: 1,001.1KB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Wright Flyer replica, wind tunnel tests. Replica of the Wright Flyer undergoing aerodynamic tests in a wind tunnel at NASA's Ames Research Center, California, USA. For two weeks, engineers studied the replica's stability, control and handling. It was in the original Wright Flyer that the first powered flight was made on 17 December 1903 by Orville Wright (model shown here). The replica was constructed by a team of volunteers from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics using plans provided by the Smithsonian. The materials used were mostly wood and fabric. Photographed in March 1999.

Release details: Model release not available. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1900s, 1990s, 1999, 20th century, adult, aerodynamic, aerodynamics, aeroplane, aiaa, aircraft, american, american institute of aeronautics and astronautics, aviation, caucasian, engineer, engineering, fabric, first powered flight, heritage, historical, history, human, laboratory, male, man, march, north america, north american, people, person, reconstructed, reconstruction, replica, research, scientist, smithsonian, technological, technology, test, testing, transport, transportation, united states, usa, white, wind tunnel, wood, wooden, wright flyer

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.