First flight, 120 feet in 12 seconds – December 17, 1903
The photograph above was made on the beach at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina at 10:35 in the morning on this day, in 1903. 99 more words
On this day in 1903 – The Wright Brothers made four flights in the Wright Flyer at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.
After years of dedicated research and development, the brothers Orville and Wilbur Wright fly 120 feet in the alleged first powered heavier-than-air flight. 9 more words
I couldn’t pass up this Christmas figurine of Santa Claus piloting a WWII-era Soviet Polikarpov I-16, complete with red star markings on the vertical stabilizer. 25 more words