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Aviation History: Wright Brothers’ First Flight

On Dec. 17, 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright executed the first sustained flight in Kitty Hawk, N.C. Aviation has come a long way in the last 119 years, and NATCA is proud to represent thousands of vital aviation safety professionals who continue to ensure that the U.S. National Airspace System is the safest and most efficient in the world. Read more about this historic event that changed transportation forever here.  

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