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Wright brothers

The Wright Brothers, Orville Wright (August 19, 1871 - January 30, 1948) and Wilbur Wright (April 16, 1867 - May 30, 1912), are generally credited with the design and construction of the practical aeroplane, and making the controllable, powered heavier-than-air flight, along with many other aviation milestones.

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