19 Oct '15, 12am

Building Learning into our Process with Prototypes

Wilbur and Orville Wright based their designs of the first airplane from countless hours studying birds in flight. They scrutinized the air patterns surrounding their wings as they flew and analyzed how they were able to keep control. They also gathered as many books as possible on the topic of birds – they even wrote to the Smithsonian Institution to borrow from their collection. From the results of their findings, they then built kites and gliders to methodically test their learned assumptions regarding a bird’s flight. While testing the gliders, they photographed the flight to create a reference for their next prototype. One glider in particular preformed terribly and was considered a huge failure by both brothers. Through this failure, the brothers questioned some of their basic assumptions, namely The Lift Equation . Their findings from this particular prototype prove...

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