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Orville Wright's Own Story

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The article is reprinted from the American Legion Monthly and appeared in September, 1926. It recounts Orville Wright's personal experience at Kitty Hawk on December 16, 1903. Details in the article include setting up a launch track, the flight itself, which lasted 12 seconds, and the famous snapshot that captured this. It was the first successful flight.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 16 Issue 28, Dec 1948, p7, il