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Pilcher Hawk

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Pilcher added bicycle wheels and a tow launch to his ‘Hawk’ for swifter starts, and more than 100 separate pieces of piano wire to hold the wings in shape. Many successful flights were made.
 
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Percy Pilcher crashed and was killed in the Hawk on 2 October 1899.

 

 

 


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