Visitors walk under a reproduction of the 1903 Wright Flyer at the N.C. Museum of History Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016 in Raleigh, N.C. The model from the Wright Brothers National Memorial Visitor Center in Kill Devil Hills, at the Outer Banks, is undergoing a rehabilitation project through summer of 2018. Prominently featured at the N.C. Museum of History, the 1903 Flyer creates an impressive sight for visitors entering the three-story lobby. The aircraft is suspended at a height of 12 feet, the same height of the Wright brothers’ first flight. On Dec. 17, 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright successfully flew the first powered flight in Kill Devil Hills.
Visitors walk under a reproduction of the 1903 Wright Flyer at the N.C. Museum of History Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016 in Raleigh, N.C. The model from the Wright Brothers National Memorial Visitor Center in Kill Devil Hills, at the Outer Banks, is undergoing a rehabilitation project through summer of 2018. Prominently featured at the N.C. Museum of History, the 1903 Flyer creates an impressive sight for visitors entering the three-story lobby. The aircraft is suspended at a height of 12 feet, the same height of the Wright brothers’ first flight. On Dec. 17, 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright successfully flew the first powered flight in Kill Devil Hills. Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com
Visitors walk under a reproduction of the 1903 Wright Flyer at the N.C. Museum of History Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016 in Raleigh, N.C. The model from the Wright Brothers National Memorial Visitor Center in Kill Devil Hills, at the Outer Banks, is undergoing a rehabilitation project through summer of 2018. Prominently featured at the N.C. Museum of History, the 1903 Flyer creates an impressive sight for visitors entering the three-story lobby. The aircraft is suspended at a height of 12 feet, the same height of the Wright brothers’ first flight. On Dec. 17, 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright successfully flew the first powered flight in Kill Devil Hills. Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com

Second Wright Brothers 1903 Flyer now hangs in NC Museum of History

November 21, 2016 05:22 PM

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