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May 22, 1906: Wright Brothers Patent “Flying Machine”
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May 22, 1906: Wright Brothers Patent “Flying Machine”

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Today in 1906, Orville and Wilbur Wright finally received the patent for their first “Flying Machine” (U.S. Patent 821,393) after 3 years of rejections. The patent was followed by years of the Wright brothers defending their designs against copyright infringement. Needless to say, avionics would not exist at all without their designs and ideas. So we tip our hats to you, Wright brothers. Flying is way cooler than walking.

 

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