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This film was produced by the United Aircraft Corporation (now United Technologies) to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first flight. It features interviews with many of the people who knew and flew with the Wright brothers. This clip depicts Charley Taylor, the Wrights' mechanic, and Benjamin Foulois, one of their first students. The full film features such luminaries as Igor Sikorsky, Donald Douglas, Glenn Martin, and Frank Lahm.


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