Early glider

Early glider

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This image is part of the feature 100 Years Of Powered Flight

Credit: US LIBRARY OF CONGRESS/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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Caption: Early glider. Wilbur Wright, one of the famous Wright brothers, piloting a test glider in October 1902 at Kill Devil Hill, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, America. These test flights along with wind tunnel experiments allowed Wilbur and Orville Wright to construct the first ever powered flight aircraft, which they flew at Kitty Hawk in 1903.

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