‘Cuxhaven, which crouched so low behind its mighty dyke’

In December 1903 – the same year as the publication of Riddle of the Sands – Orville and Wilbur Wright were at their camp near the Kill Devil Hills in North Carolina. They had spent seven weeks fiddling with a miracle device – a powered biplane – alongside performing flight tests with a glider they hadContinue reading “‘Cuxhaven, which crouched so low behind its mighty dyke’”