Patent Drawings of the Wright Flyer

What a fascinating set of images here. We dug this up at the Library of Congress. You’re looking at the original patent drawings by the Wright Brothers for their Wright Flyer from 1903.

Subject File: Patents–By Wright Brothers–USA–filed 23 March 1903, patented 22 May 1906

Subject File: Patents–By Wright Brothers–USA–filed 23 March 1903, patented 22 May 1906

Subject File: Patents–By Wright Brothers–USA–filed 23 March 1903, patented 22 May 1906

Source: Library of Congress