Saturday, December 17, 2016

1903: Orville and Wilbur Wright


It must have been a very exciting 12 seconds for the Wright brothers:   
Near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Orville and Wilbur Wright make the first successful flight in history of a self-propelled, heavier-than-air aircraft. Orville piloted the gasoline-powered, propeller-driven biplane, which stayed aloft for 12 seconds and covered 120 feet on its inaugural flight.
And we've been fling ever since!



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