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Ohio calls itself the "Birthplace of Aviation."  North Carolina proclaims itself "First In Flight."  Both take credit for the Wright brothers and their inventions.  Which one has the most convincing bragging rights?  Actually both states do.
Wright Brothers First Flight – Dale’s Daily Data
Tomorrow marks the anniversary of the historic flight of the Wright brothers' airplane at Kitty Hawk. Orville and Wilbur Wright are credited with inventing and building the world's first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air flight...
Dale’s Daily Data: Man In Flight
Wright Brothers First Flight (Historical Archive)There’s always been some dispute whether the Wright brothers were actually the first ones to fly.  They had a fascination with being able to fly from the time they were kids.  They made paper airplanes when they were young and tried to figure out how …