TITLE

BROTHERS IN FLIGHT

AUTHOR(S)
Greenberg, Glenn
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 3;12/8/2003, Vol. 60 Issue 11, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Traces the history made by brothers Orville and Wilbur Wright in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina for the first powered flight or airplane on December 17, 1903.
ACCESSION #
11631712

 

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