Quotes having the keyword Machine
One of the Life Saving men snapped the camera for us, taking a picture just as the machine had reached the end of the track and had risen to a height of about two feet.
by Orville Wright (born in 1871) keywords: camera, end, feet, had, height, just, life, machine, men, picture, reached, risen, saving, snapped, taking, track, two , us
The ability to do this so quickly was largely due to the enthusiastic and efficient services of Mr. C.E. Taylor, who did all the machine work in our shop for the first as well as the succeeding experimental machines.
by Orville Wright (born in 1871) keywords: ability, did, due, efficient, enthusiastic, experimental, first, largely, machine, machines, mr, our, quickly, services, shop, succeeding, taylor, well , work
The course of the flight up and down was exceedingly erratic, partly due to the irregularity of the air, and partly to lack of experience in handling this machine. The control of the front rudder was difficult on account of its being balanced too near the center.
by Orville Wright (born in 1871) keywords: account, air, balanced, being, center, control, course, difficult, down, due, erratic, exceedingly, experience, flight, front, handling, irregularity, lack, machine, near, partly, rudder, too , up
When the machine had been fastened with a wire to the track, so that it could not start until released by the operator, and the motor had been run to make sure that it was in condition, we tossed a coin to decide who should have the first trial. Wilbur won.
by Orville Wright (born in 1871) keywords: been, coin, condition, could, decide, fastened, first, had, machine, make, motor, operator, released, run, should, start, sure, tossed, track, trial, until, wilbur, wire , won
With all the knowledge and skill acquired in thousands of flights in the last ten years, I would hardly think today of making my first flight on a strange machine in a twenty-seven mile wind, even if I knew that the machine had already been flown and was safe.
by Orville Wright (born in 1871) keywords: acquired, already, been, even, first, flight, flights, flown, had, hardly, knew, knowledge, last, machine, making, mile, safe, skill, strange, ten, think, thousands, today, twenty-seven, wind, would , years
With twelve horse power at our command, we considered that we could permit the weight of the machine with operator to rise to 750 or 800 pounds, and still have as much surplus power as we had originally allowed for in the first estimate of 550 pounds.
by Orville Wright (born in 1871) keywords: allowed, command, considered, could, estimate, first, had, horse, machine, much, operator, originally, our, permit, pounds, power, rise, still, surplus, twelve , weight
I am an enthusiast, but not a crank in the sense that I have some pet theories as to the proper construction of a flying machine. I wish to avail myself of all that is already known and then, if possible, add my mite to help on the future worker who will attain final success.
by Wilbur Wright (born in 1867) keywords: add, already, am, attain, avail, construction, crank, enthusiast, final, flying, future, help, known, machine, myself, pet, possible, proper, sense, some, success, then, theories, will, wish , worker
The console games, as they come out with this new generation, will have a temporary advantage in price performance, but there are still many things you can do on a PC, more conveniently than you can do on a console machine.
by Will Wright (born in 1960) keywords: advantage, come, console, conveniently, games, generation, machine, many, more, new, out, pc, performance, price, still, temporary, than, things , will
I feel this is very important for us to have serene buildings because our civilization is chaotic as it is, you see; our whole machine age has brought about a chaos that has to be somehow counterbalanced, I think.
by Minoru Yamasaki (born in 1912) keywords: age, because, brought, buildings, chaos, chaotic, civilization, feel, important, machine, our, see, serene, somehow, think, us, very , whole
I was always afraid of dying. Always. It was my fear that made me learn everything I could about my airplane and my emergency equipment, and kept me flying respectful of my machine and always alert in the cockpit.
by Chuck Yeager (born in 1923) keywords: afraid, airplane, alert, always, cockpit, could, dying, emergency, equipment, everything, fear, flying, kept, learn, machine, made , respectful