25 September 1903

The Wright Brothers’ camp at the Kill Devil Hills.

25 September 1903: Orville and Wilbur Wright arrived at the Kill Devil Hills, near Kittyhawk, North Carolina, to begin testing their first powered airplane.

© 2015, Bryan R. Swopes

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About Bryan Swopes

Bryan R. Swopes grew up in Southern California in the 1950s–60s, near the center of America's aerospace industry. He has had a life-long interest in aviation and space flight. Bryan is a retired commercial helicopter pilot and flight instructor.

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