December 17, 1903
The Wight Brothers Pilot Their First Airplane Prototype
On this day in 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright piloted their ” flyer one” airplane for 12 seconds over Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.
The siblings famously known as “the Wright brothers,” are two American inventors credited with not only inventing, but building the world’s first successful airplane.
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