First patent on a plane

Filed their invention on March 23, 1903, Orville Wright and Wilbur Wright of Dayton, Ohio, received U.S. Patent No. 821,393 for the first-ever working design of a flying machine. Interestingly the diagrams of their tested ideas were not exactly like the machine-powered airplanes we see today. Rather it was a structured and controllable blueprint of a glider and rudder. With this invention, the Wright brothers made the first heavier-than-air flight and controlled flight on 17 December 1903. In their earlier attempts, the longest flight covered just 852 ft in 59 seconds, but it ushered in the never-ending era of aviation and innovation.

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