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This Day in 1914: U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decided Wright vs. Curtiss

On this day—January 13—in 1914, Orville Wright received some good news: the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld an earlier court decision stating that Glenn H. Curtiss and his aircraft company, the Herring-Curtiss Co., had infringed upon the Wrights’ 1906 … Continue reading

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Wright Model E Flyer & the Collier Trophy

One hundred years ago today, Orville Wright made his bid for the Collier Trophy. The prestigious award, presented annually for the year’s most significant contribution to the field of aeronautics,¬†was established in 1911 by Robert J. Collier. Glenn Curtiss won … Continue reading

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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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