It's said the Wright Brothers studied Australia's Lawrence Hargreaves box kite successes and...
used many of his ideas in their first heavier-than-air machine - any views on this?
Yes, they studied many attempts to fly, especially the work of the Yorkshire man, Sir George Cayley, known as the father of flight, without his work in aerodynamics, they and all other aeronauts would have failed. His was the first, successful heavier than air flight when in 1853, he sent his butler across the valley in a glider. After landing, he resigned, saying words along the lines, 'Sir, I'm employed as your manservant, not as a bird.'
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