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Did You Know? World’s First Aircraft Was Launched In 1905

Though many are aware that the Wright brothers are the founder of aircrafts but might not understand all it took them, to make the first flight.

Near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Orville and Wilbur Wright made the first successful flight in history of a self-propelled, heavier-than-air aircraft. Orville piloted the gasoline-powered, propeller-driven biplane, which stayed aloft for 12 seconds and covered 120 feet on its inaugural flight.

After exhaustly researching other engineers efforts to build a heavier than air controlled aircraft, the wright brothers wrote to the US Weather Bureau inquiring about a suitable place to conduct glider tests. The wright brothers then settled in Kitty hawk, an isolated village which offered steady winds and sand from which to glide and land softy. Their first glider tested in 1990, it performed poorly.

The white brothers did not stop there, they further went to Dayton where they designed a 12 horse power internal combustion engine with the assistance of Charles Taylor, after wards several attempts and new ides were developed.
By 1905, their aircrafts could already perform complex maneuvers and remain, in 1908, they travelled to France to make their first public flights, and thus aroused widespread public excitment.
In 1909, the US Army’s signal coos purchased a specifically constructed plane and the brothers found the wright company to build and market their aircraft.

And since 1990 till date, air transportation has extended to different countries of the world as it has made transportation easier and faster.

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