Specifications of the 1905 Wright Flyer

Specifications of the 1905 Wright Flyer

  standard metric
Wingspan 40 ft 6 in 12.3 m
Wing area 503 sq ft 46.7 sq m
Length 28 ft 8.5 m
Weight (empty) 710 lb 322 kg
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