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1909

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a picture of the first Wright Brothers plane bought by the United States government

The U.S. Government bought its first airplane, a Wright Brothers biplane, on July 30. The airplane sold for $25,000 plus a bonus of $5,000 because it exceeded 40 mph.

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  • Bleriot crosses the English Channel in an airplane.

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  • First woman drives a car across the United States.

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stealth airplane created


In an attempt to prevent others from copying their designs, the Wright Brothers have created the first "stealth" airplane. After coating their airplane with varnish, they applied aluminum powder, thus causing the plane to blend in with the background of any photographs taken.


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