North Carolina claims our state is “First in Flight” and the state of Ohio claims they are the “Birthplace of Aviation”, now Connecticut wants in on the action. Connecticut claims Gustave Whitehead was the first to make a powered airplay fly. Whitehead was born in Germany but is a resident of Connecticut. A news conference takes place today to dispute the claim.

Who Was Really “First in Flight” Dispute Grows
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