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On December 7, 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright flew their first successful airplane at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Now a group of airplane lovers are working to raise $4 million to restore the last authentic Wright Brothers airplane. The plane is a Burgess-Wright Model F. After it crashed into a swamp in 1915, people took it apart and sold the pieces. Ken W. Hyde found some of the airplane’s parts twenty years ago. He will be working to restore the plane, a process he thinks will take 1.5 to 2 years. When it’s finished, the plane will be displayed at the Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C.

Read more about the plans to restore the Wright Brothers’ plane.

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