Saturday, December 17, 2011

Dec 17, 1903 was a momentous day !

Today Celebrates a very momentous day in Flying History.


Well, because "on Dec. 17, 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright made the first successful man-powered airplane flight, Near Kitty Hawk, N.C."

A very small article on the front page of the New York Times newspaper reported the story.

Little did anyone know at the time how momentous of an event that was.

To see the paper with the story, CLICK on the link below to go first to the New York Times page and introduction:

Then after seeing the introduction, click this link below to read the story:

And for more reallllly interesting information about the Wright Brothers and what they accomplished, HERE'S THE LINK