Wright system

Wright system

[′rīt ‚sis·təm]
(petroleum engineering)
A method for mining oil from partially drained sands that involves drilling a shaft through the productive strata, followed by long, slanting holes drilled radially in all directions from the shaft bottom into the oil sands.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A Repiphysis system document for surgeons cautions that pre-growing is unnecessary and undesirable with the Wright system. Fitted with a Repiphysis prosthetic, a six-year-old might sit through 12 expansions over the course of his treatment, adding, perhaps, 6 cm in that time.
Under the Wright system, the operator perched in the open on a seat positioned on the leading edge of the lower wing with both hands on the control sticks.
The pilot's natural tendency when entering a stall would be to pull back on the elevator lever, but the Wright system required him to push forward to regain flying speed.
Curtiss- Acquisition Dy 4 The move will strengthen Wright Systems, Curtiss-Wright's position as a Controls, Inc.
Its commitment to providing a focused service is demonstrated by its sole distributorship in the UK of the Kaller' range of nitrogen gas springs - the world's biggest producer in the field - while the acquisition in 1991 of the manifold range of Wright Systems is cited as further evidence of the AWP approach.