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This Day in 1913: Aero Club of America recognized 10th Anniversary of Flight

On December 17, 1903, the Wright Brothers made their famous flight at at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina (view photos on CORE Scholar). That was 110 years ago today. Now we’d like to share with you some details from the 10th … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: ‘First in Flight’ film showing on Aug. 16

A special showing of the 30-minute American Film Institute movie, “First in Flight,” examining the Wright brothers’ relationship and the impact of Wilbur’s death, will be held on Friday, Aug. 16, from noon-1:00 on the Dunbar Library 4th floor, room 441. … Continue reading

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“Success…”

On Monday, December 14, 1903, Wilbur Wright made an unsuccessful attempt to fly the power-driven, heavier-than-air machine that he and his brother Orville had developed. After 3.5 seconds in the air, the engine stalled, but luckily Wilbur and the machine … Continue reading

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