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Wright Brothers vs. Langley... 1st airplane flight ?...

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March 11, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 11, 1928 

* Orville Wright - Brothers 
* Samuel Pierpont Langley 
* 1st airplane flight ?

Page 8 of section 9 ( near back) has three column headlines: "ORVILLE WRIGHT HAS RENEWED HIS CLAIMS", "Airplane Inventor Contends That the Langley Machine Was Not the First Capable of Free Sustained Flight...." with related photo. See photos for partial text here.
Also the front page of the sport's section has a nice photo of Babe Ruth and headings concerning spring training.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a thick 100+ page thick Sunday edition, light even toning, a few binding slits along the spine, generally very nice.

Category: The 20th Century