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The History of Aviation

Pioneer Years

1905 Wilbur Flies for 38 Minutes

On October 5th 1905 Wilbur flew his aircraft for 38 minutes, covering 24 mils. The aircraft, "Flyer III" was an enhanced version of their earlier planes and was powered by a 15/16 horse power engine. The new aircraft had longer struts than both is predecessors. It also had a larger elevator. A major innovation was the installation of a second Lever to control the rudder separatelyh from the elevator.

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