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Dec 17 2006

Today in History: Wright Brothers Flight

Orville and Wilbur Wright created the first self propelled aircraft and took flight with it. After weeks of delays at Kitty Hawk caused by broken propeller shafts, the Wrights finally took to the air on December 17, 1903, making two flights each in a freezing wind gusting to 27 miles an hour.

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