We seldom have an image of the exact moment when the history of the world changed. But we do have this one from one hundred and sixteen years ago today at 10:35 AM Atlantic.
“This is it. This is the moment, and you can see Wilbur. He’s caught in mid-stride. You can see Orville on the machine. It’s just all right there. it’s that moment frozen forever.”
The following telegram was sent from Kitty Hawk:
Four flights Thursday morning. Longest fifty-seven seconds.
Sixty-six years later: