Airborne Awesomosity, Moments in History

Scientific American Reports Wright Brother’s First Flight

In their final issue for 1903, Scientific American had the following report:

A Successful Experiment with a Motor-Driven Aeroplane. On December 17 the Messrs. Orvllle and Wilbur Wright made some successful experiments at Kitty Hawk, N. C., with an aeroplane propelled by a 16- horsepower, four-cylinder, gasoline motor, and weigh- ing complete more […]