Friday, December 17, 2010

Not exactly a lofty sentiment

Today is Wright Brothers day. The first successful powered flight on the morning of December 17, 1903, in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, lasted 12 seconds and spanned approximately 120 feet.

"The conquest of the air...may turn out to be the most sinister event that ever befell us." -- John Galsworthy.

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