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Events Planned for Wright Flight Anniversary

Events Planned for Wright Flight Anniversary

Next week, the 110th anniversary of the Wright brothers’ successful powered flight at Kitty Hawk, N.C., will be celebrated with several events at the Wright Brothers National Memorial.

The First Flight Society is hosting a public ceremony on Tuesday, from 8:30 a.m. until noon, with a band concert, a flyover of military and civilian aircraft, and various speeches and tributes. The Society also is hosting a dinner on Monday night and a luncheon on Tuesday, which are open to the public, but reservations are required.

The Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum also recently published a 3-D version of the original Wright Flyer online.

For the complete story by Mary Grady of AVweb.com, click here.

Updated: December 12, 2013 — 1:01 PM

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