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MOD 1 This individual is considered by many as the founder of the science of aerodynamics  because of his pioneering experiments with wing design and the effects of lift and drag. George Cayley Samuel P. Langley had an advantage in his attempts at powered flight that was not  available to the Wright brothers. This advantage was: funding from Congress The national government contributed to the opening of the western portion of the United  States by giving land to the railroads for the roadbed on which the line of road could be built., giving  land adjacent to the rail line for use in the building of towns and industry, guaranteeing  railroad bonds, which were sold to the public. Wilbur Wright demonstrated the capabilities of his aircraft and piloting skills to an  unbelieving audience outside Paris in: 1908 Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and a noted scientist, this individual developed an  "Aerodrome" that crashed on takeoff after two unsuccessful launchings from a houseboat  on the Potomac River. Samuel P. Langley This individual holds the distinction of being the first to fly. Jean de Rozier
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Alphonse Penaud used a twisted rubber band as a power source for his model airplanes. This individual was the first to use hydrogen gas to go aloft in his balloon. Jacques Charles Railroad mileage reached its most extensive in 1916 at 254,000 miles. The law that provided financial guarantees that assured the construction of the  transcontinental railroad was called the acific Railroad Act of 1862.
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