Wright Flyer
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Respect the brothers, bitch
Washington DC - June 16, 2006

There it is. Bow down to it, arguably the most important and influential invention of the twentieth century. The original Wright Flyer, which on December 17, 1903 became the first successful powered, manned, heavier-than-air craft by keeping aloft for twelve seconds. Hey, can you build something controllable that can keep you aloft for twelve seconds? Huh? Yeah, that's what I thought.
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