FIRST SUCCESSFUL FLIGHT ON THIS DAY IN 1903

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Near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Orville and Wilbur Wright made
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.

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The Wright brothers: Orville (left) and Wilbur (right).

 


The Wright brothers company in Dayton, Ohio offered their first
airplane for sale, the Wright Model B, in 1910.

 

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