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Wilbur and Orville Wright's First Flight


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First Flight, December 17, 1903

Orville Wright piloted the first flight ever of a heavier-than-air machine

CREDIT: Daniels, John T., photographer. First Flight, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, 1903. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-DIG-ppprs-00626.



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