Wright Brothers: Celebrating 110 years of being “First in Flight”

Posted at 1:43 PM, Dec 17, 2013

Celebrating 110 years of being "first in flight" - and the tribute to the man who made sure the whole world knew about it.

We're talking about the Wright Brothers Memorial.

Today, we celebrate the one hundred and tenth anniversary of the Wilbur and Orville First Flight.

On December 17, 1903, the Wright brothers achieve the first powered flight.

In the video above, we see Orville as pilot and Wilbur running alongside.

The stone pictured in the video is at the Wright Brothers Memorial in North Carolina. It marks the historical flight.

Then, we see the sculpture of John Daniels - he's the guy behind the lens that captured the first flight.

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