When they returned to kitty hawk, in the autumn of 1902, they took with them a greatly improved glider.
After many experiments they succeeded, and on December 17, 1903, the first airship made four flights at kitty hawk.
At kitty hawk they had lived in a small shack, and cooked their own meals.
They were ready to try mechanical flights in places where the wind-conditions were less favorable than at kitty hawk.
In the autumn of 1903 the brothers returned to kitty hawk for their fourth season of experiment.
Satisfied, they set out once more for kitty hawk, with the motor and parts of their plane carefully stowed away.
In 1901 and 1902 the Wrights continued their gliding experiments at kitty hawk.
Our attention was next turned to gliding, but no hill suitable for the purpose could be found near our camp at kitty hawk.
At kitty hawk we spent much time in measuring the horizontal pressure on our unloaded machine at various angles of incidence.
They pitched their camp at kitty hawk in October, 1900, and made a brief and successful trial of their gliding machine.