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The Collection: Aircraft: Wright transitional aircraft

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Walter Brookins descending without power after altitude record flight; Glenn Curtiss in flight behind him.Frank Coffyn (2nd from left), Roy Knabenshue (3rd from left), and Walter Brookins with unidentified men in front of Wright transitional aircraft in Atlantic City, New Jersey.Frank Coffyn (left) and Walter Brookins (right) with Roy Knabenshue(center) outside boardwalk shed for Wright transitional aircraft.
Wright transitional in flight over a crowd.Wright transitional in flight at an air meet.Wright transitional in flight at an air meet.
Wright transitional in flight at an air meet.Wright transitional in flight at an air meet.Frank Coffyn watching Ralph Johnstone doing a handstand.
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This aircraft was an interim design between the Wright model A and the Wright Model B. It featured both a canard in front and an elevator in back. Some had skid-only landing gear, others had wheels.


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