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11157 160416    born April 16, 1867    Wilbur Wright, one of The Wright brothers 
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9997 150819  August 19, 1871 Happy birthday Orville Wright
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9021 150416  April 16, 1867  Happy birthday Wilbur Wright! 
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5678 140416  April 16, 1867 Happy Birthday Wilbur Wright, one of The Wright brothers!  April 16, 1867
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Wright brothers - Wikipedia  The Wright brothers, Orville (August 19, 1871 January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 May 30, 1912), two American brothers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are credited with inventing and building the world's first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight, on December 17, 1903, four miles south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. ...
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6984 140820  August 19, 1871 Happy Birthday Orville Wright, one of The Wright brothers
5678 140416  April 16, 1867 Happy Birthday Wilbur Wright, one of The Wright brothers!  April 16, 1867
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1402 130401  Wright Brothers First to fly - CBS News Video  |  First in Flight  Wright brothers flew 2 years after Gustav Whitehead, researcher claims  (FOX, March 13, 2013)  |  Historian Propels Connecticut To Claim 'First In Flight' NPR  March 19, 2013
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12768 170521     born May 21, 1878    Glenn Curtiss   
Glenn Hammond Curtiss American engineer Britannica.com
Glenn Curtiss - Wikipedia
  May 21, 1878 July 23, 1930, an American aviation pioneer and a founder of the U.S. aircraft industry. He began his career as a bicycle racer and builder before moving on to motorcycles. As early as 1904, he began to manufacture engines for airships. In 1908 Curtiss joined the Aerial Experiment Association (AEA), a pioneering research group, founded by Alexander Graham Bell at Beinn Bhreagh, Nova Scotia to build flying machines.
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2235 130618  Paris Air Show  Paris Air Show - 17-23 June 2013 (photos & videos)   Video  |  Photos
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10830 160205  February 4, 1902    Happy birthday Charles Lindbergh!
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Charles Lindbergh - Wikipedia  February 4, 1902 August 26, 1974, an American aviator, author, inventor, military officer, explorer, and social activist. In 1927, at the age of 25, Lindbergh emerged from the virtual obscurity of a U.S. Air Mail pilot to instantaneous world fame as the result of his Orteig Prize-winning solo nonstop flight from Roosevelt Field[N 1] on New York's Long Island to Le Bourget Field in Paris, France....
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9772 150727  July 24, 1897  Happy birthday Amelia Earhart!
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Amelia Earhart - Wikipedia   July 24, 1897 - disappeared July 2, 1937, an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

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Cross-America flight air speed record - Wikipedia

Rodgers, Calbraith "Cal" - National Aviation Hall of Fame: National Aviation Hall of Fame  September 17, 1911, Vin Fiz Flyer, The first transcontinental flight. It took fifty days (3 days, 10 hours, 14 minutes actual flying time)

12203 170119  Jan. 19, 1937 | Howard Hughes Breaks His Own Transcontinental Flight Record - The New York Times
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Howard Hughes - Wikipedia 
December 24, 1905 April 5, 1976, an American entrepreneur, known during his lifetime as one of the most financially successful individuals in the world. He first made a name for himself as a film producer, and then became an influential figure in the aviation industry ...
Hughes formed the Hughes Aircraft Company in 1932, hiring numerous engineers and designers. He spent the rest of the 1930s setting multiple world air speed records and building the Hughes H-1 Racer and H-4 Hercules (the "Spruce Goose"). ...
 

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