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On December 17, 1903, the Wright brothers made the world’s first flight in a power-driven, heavier-than-air machine that value about $1000 to construct. With Orville on the controls and Wilbur on the bottom, the airplane flew 120 toes in twelve seconds. Though man had dreamt of flying for hundreds of years, it took these two unschooled younger males (bicycle shopkeepers by commerce) to lastly raise us off the bottom.

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