August 13th, 2011

krazy koati

Give me the open sky

[ Late, but for happy reasons, to be explained anon. ]

So what did I learn from watching the Ace Drummond serial?

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Trivia: On winning, in 1914, a patent covering ailerons as well as wing-warping methods of controlling aircraft, the Wright Company announced it would charge a 20 percent royalty on every airplane manufactured in the United States, although Orville Wright said he would follow a ``policy of leniency'' for every company with the exception of Glenn Curtiss's. Source: To Conquer The Air: The Wright Brothers And The Great Race For Flight, James Tobin.

Currently Reading: Dark Lord Of Derkholm, Diana Wynne Jones.