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to the originators of powered flight?

I am a bit of a aviation history buf, I was just thinking about the wright brothers first powered flights from the sands of kittyhawk, their aircraft they flyer used a method of "wing warping" to control it and that got me thinking, the way we control our wings is not to distant from their method, I witnessed a flight of a replica of their aircraft at an airshow once, it flew for about 100 yards in a reletively straight line, I think the whole crowd must have had their buttock cheeks clenched firmly together for fear of farting and sending the thing spiralling out of control, to say the pilot had control would be extremely generous.

so do you think there is any other form of aviation that is as near to its roots as we are?

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