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    Orville Wright Typed Letter Signed. One page, 8.5" x 11", Dayton, July 20, 1915, on Wright Company stationery to Frederick Eppelsheimer. Wright tells Eppelsheimer, a former reporter on the New York Herald, "When I have to talk to newspaper men, I always prefer to talk to the ones I have known and can trust." Wright continues, "I am glad to say that in all of my acquaintance with you, you have never betrayed this trust." Folds and overall light toning, else, fine. Sold with transmittal envelope.

    Orville Wright and his brother Wilbur are generally credited with inventing and building the world's first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight on 17 December 1903. In the years that followed, the brothers developed their flying machine into the first practical fixed-wing aircraft. Although not the first to build and fly experimental aircraft, the Wright brothers were the first to invent aircraft controls that made fixed wing flight possible.


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