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17/12/1903 First flight

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Wright Brothers First Flight RARE Footage

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Muffin Stories - The Wright Brothers, Orville and Wilbur

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First manned flight in Kitty Hawk by Wright Brothers (1903)

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Wright Brothers Flying Replica

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The Wright Brothers, First Successful Airplane (1903)

The maiden flight of an aircraft is the first occasion on which an aircraft leaves the ground under its own power. The same term is also used for the first launch of rockets.
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