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The first controlled flight

By James and Andrew P.
New Zealand, Age 11

In 1903, December 17th the Wright brothers Wilbur and Orville flew the first controlled flight. When interviewed the brothers said ''they had failed so many times that they were about to give up''. They had a really good feeling about this because they had double checked it 52 times. The place this an amazing event that took place in Kitty Hawk. They flew an unsteady 12 seconds and 120 feet until landing.