Orville and Wilbur

Some said,

"If man were born to fly,
he'd been given wings."

On a cold December morning
in 1903, he grew those wings.

They were flimsy at first.

The Wright Brothers' first
flight lasted only 12 seconds.

But it was a beginning.

Copyright 1996-2001, AIAA Wright Flyer Project, all rights reserved.

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