- a town in SE Kansas.
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In the summer of 1901 we became personally acquainted with Mr. Chanute.The Early History of the Airplane
It is related in full in Chanute's work, from which the present account is summarised.
In the matter of descent Chanute observed the sparrow and decided to imitate it.
Before engines ever were used, the Chanute type of biplane had to be worked into a state of reliability, if not perfection.
This early machine is described by one authority as something like a cross between a box kite and a Chanute glider.