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Who Finally Solved the Challenge?

Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution

Who Finally Solved the Challenge? 

The Wright brothers worked on the challenge of powered, controlled, and sustained flight from 1899 to 1903.  On December 17, 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright took turns piloting the first heavier-than-air flying machine at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.

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