1903 Wright Flyer

1903 Wright Flyer
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After building and testing three full-sized gliders, the Wrights' first powered airplane flew at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, on December 17, 1903, making a 12-second flight, traveling 36 m (120 ft), with Orville piloting. 

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Emily Berkson

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