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WILDWOOD CREST — When it didn’t get off the ground, Hannah Pucilowski, Jake Matchesky, Keith Socoloski and Justin Rems were crushed.

The four Temple University engineering students spent the past three semesters and a summer working on their senior project: Designing, building and eventually flying a replica of a glider the Wright brothers used to gather data that helped them build the airplane that made the historic flight at Kitty Hawk, N.C., in December 1903.

The students were on the beach at Heather Avenue Sunday, spending more than three hours assembling the glider for what they thought would be its first venture into the air. Read the full article in the Press of Atlantic City.