SFO - Pinto
Octave’s maps of the launch site were not to be trusted
2006
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BIG PAPER AIRPLANE - ETHAN MURROW SFO - Pinto graphite on paper
Pierpont spent hours ironing his new Signal Captain uniform and getting ready to be photographed
2006
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BIG PAPER AIRPLANE - ETHAN MURROW SFO - Pinto graphite on paper
at the moment of launch, the quick release jammed and Huffaker lost his cool
2006
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BIG PAPER AIRPLANE - ETHAN MURROW SFO - Pinto graphite on paper
Langley wouldn't let anyone touch his precious ropes and cables
2006
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BIG PAPER AIRPLANE - ETHAN MURROW SFO - Pinto graphite on paper
The pilot: airborne oxygen system check
2006
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BIG PAPER AIRPLANE - ETHAN MURROW SFO - Pinto graphite on paper
The pilot: testing the launch tether
2006
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BIG PAPER AIRPLANE - ETHAN MURROW SFO - Pinto graphite on paper
Lillienthal’s curiously incorrect meteorological predictions made him the primary scapegoat
2006
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BIG PAPER AIRPLANE - ETHAN MURROW SFO - Pinto graphite pn paper
Langley postponed the take-off so he could oil the machine for the fourteenth time
2006
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BIG PAPER AIRPLANE - ETHAN MURROW SFO - Pinto graphite on paper
Huffaker and Lillienthal’s dispute over publicity issues causes them to miss the launch entirely
2006
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BIG PAPER AIRPLANE - ETHAN MURROW SFO - Pinto graphite on paper
The pilot: third attempt to descend
2006
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BIG PAPER AIRPLANE - ETHAN MURROW SFO - Pinto graphite on paper
Miscues, poor signaling and improper use of the target by Pierpont and Chanute all doomed the landing
2006
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BIG PAPER AIRPLANE - ETHAN MURROW SFO - Pinto graphite on paper
The burning hulk of jetpack didn't keep Huffaker from posing for the cameras" graphite on paper
2006
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