Today in Aviation, the Wright brothers were granted U.S. Patent 821,393 for a “Flying Machine” in 1906.
- by Helwing Villamizar
- December 17, 2021
- 7 minutes read
MIAMI – Today in Aviation, the Wright brothers made the first controlled, sustained flight of a powered, heavier-than-air aircraft with the Wright Flyer in 1903. The flight took place 4 mi (6 km) south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The Wright Flyer (often referred to retrospectively as Flyer I or Flyer 1903) was the first […]