December 17, 1903, at Kitty Hawk, the Wright brothers get to fly.

On this day (December 17), 1903, in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina (USA), the brothers Orville and Wilbur Wright manage to fly.
The Wright Brothers, Wilbur was born in Millville, Indiana , April 16 1867 and Orville was born in Dayton, Ohio, on August 19, 1871, were two aviators, engineers, inventors, and pioneers of aviation, usually named together , and recognized worldwide as those who invented, built and successfully flew the world's first airplane.
In 1889 the Wright brothers founded a printing press that was later converted into a bicycle factory. That factory was profitable and allowed them to invest in one of their passions; the world of aviation.
From 1901 they began to build gliders or hovercraft as prototypes of a future aircraft. That year they tested the wings on hill slopes as well as began devising a tail rudder to act as steering.
Once they had a functional glider, they set out to find a motor that was also light but had enough power to lift the glider off the ground and move it into the air. They couldn't find any manufacturer in the area that had such an engine, so they set about designing their own engine.
On the day of the first flight they went to Kitty Hawk, it was a place in North Carolina with specific characteristics such as hills and prevailing breezes that could help lift the plane.
That day 3 flights were made, the first lasting 12 seconds and the longest lasting 59 seconds respectively, in a heavier-than-air machine. The mechanical monster they have used has been given the name "Flyer" ("aviator"). The age of aviation has just begun.
If you want to see the experience in a replica of the Wright Flyer, watch the video:
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- Oysters! What is that?
- Oysters! It looks like a huge bird!
- What a bird!
- Be careful!
- why?
- Don't walk over it!
- why?
- because if he "releases" on us like a dove, we're going to look very bad
- run!
- quick!

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