Wright brothers' glider

Wright brothers' glider

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

Credit: US AIR FORCE/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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Caption: Wright brothers' glider. Wilbur Wright piloting a test glider in 1902 at Kill Devil Hill, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, USA. 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 on 17th December 1903.

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