Curtiss, in 1900, was—like the Wrights—the owner of a small bicycle shop.
The next-door pussy was sunning herself in the Wrights' yard.
But you of the Sov-world do not admit that the Wrights were the first to fly, do you?
If we cannot find it, I will run round and borrow one from the Wrights.
It was with Langley as it was with Pilcher and the Wrights; he had to make his own engine.
The Wrights returned to their home at Dayton, and there continued their experiments.
The Wrights realized in 1900 that the only problem to be solved was that of equilibrium.
In 1901 and 1902 the Wrights continued their gliding experiments at Kitty Hawk.
The Wrights had now solved the real problem of aviation, equilibrium.
The Wrights, still quiet and unassuming, suddenly jumped into fame.