Wood Wisdom Wednesday: Hardwoods Propel Aeronautics

On December 17th, 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright made the first successful flight of a self-propelled heavier-than-air aircraft. Orville Wright flew the Flyer, a propeller-driven biplane, for twelve seconds for a total of 120 feet, which was an astonishing success at the turn of the 20th century. This flight’s success lends itself to the Wright […]

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