Aeronautics: Joy-Stick

If you learned to fly with one of the Wright brothers, Orville or Wilbur, you could never fly with the other. Wilbur always sat in the left of the two seats in the front of their flimsy craft; Orville on the right. If you went up with Wilbur, you learned to work a lever at your right hand, to make the plane go up or down. Wilbur had one like it at his left. A third lever between the seats "warped" the wings, made the plane bank and, by a twist of the...

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