The 1903 Flyer

The 1903 Flyer (HM6JI)

Location: Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 Dare County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 1.13', W 75° 40.121'

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"A couple of small boys, who had come with the men from the station, made a hurried departure over the hill for home on hearing the engine start."
Orville Wright, diary D. December 14, 1903

Determined to achieve powered flight before returning to Dayton, the Wright brothers focused on the assembly of the Flyer. A cracked propeller shaft, constant repairs to the machine, and lack of winds delayed their trials at powered flight.
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HM NumberHM6JI
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Placed ByU.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Wright Brothers National Memorial
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 8:03pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 439747 N 3986244
Decimal Degrees36.01883333, -75.66868333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 1.13', W 75° 40.121'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 1' 7.80" N, 75° 40' 7.26" W
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Area Code(s)252
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 238-260 Wright Memorial, Kill Devil Hills NC 27948, US
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