World's 'first airport' largely unknown
In this photo from around 1904, Orville Wright pilots an aircraft across Ohio's Huffman Prairie Flying Field, covering a distance of 356 feet.
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#1 Feb 21, 2014
It is so sad and tragic that the Army Air Corps tore the first Wright Aviation School hanger down in 1942, during the big war, without thought or consideration of the historical significance; but it was only thirty years after Wilber Wright died, in 1912, and thirty-nine years after they first flew in 1903.
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