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A Wright biplane in flight, c 1905.

A Wright biplane in flight, c 1905.
2 9 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


The Wright Brothers experimented with unmanned and manned gliders between 1900 and 1903 finally adding a motor and achieving powered, sustained and controlled flight on 17 December 1903.

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