Anniversary of the first powered, controlled flight of an airplane
December 17, 2026
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 17 of December, happening 30 times
On December 17, 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright made four brief flights at Kitty Hawk with their first powered aircraft. The Wright brothers had invented the first successful airplane.
Learn more here>> https://airandspace.si.edu/exhibitions/wright-brothers/online/fly/1903/