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Where they first to fly -- was -- a lie.
Well according to a shocking claim that will shock you the Brothers right -- actually second in flight by more than two years.
And aviation historian asserts -- a German immigrant named -- stuff Whitehead -- over Connecticut in 1901 well before the Orville and Wilbur so called a historic flight over North Carolina in 1903.
John Browne tells foxnews.com.
It's really a radical revision of the history of aviation up until now historian said he was a pretender a -- and a fraud the truth is quite the opposite.
What -- story apparently lacks credibility because a photo of his aerial journey turned out -- even for 1901 standards and later disappeared altogether.
But let's discuss in.
This whole thing initially started with judge this Janes who published their -- world's leading publisher of aviation and military equipment books.
They wrote about it in the forward to their latest edition of their aircraft book and they pretty much come out and say -- out Whitehead was the first person to.
To fly a plane.
Phil -- was the first that's the thing North Carolina -- that assessed with who was the first I don't care the thing about this guy was he didn't have the proper PR firm working behind him right.
That's what you need when you do something you need to where they had those wonderful -- vests the right veterans and those great mustaches they look great on camera -- -- blurry photo if you got to fly you jerk don't take a -- yeah.
They said it was a blurry photo because it was morning.
You got to work out the right religion or color -- You know we know this is what happens you get press they don't look I'm -- every -- right right.
What do you hope this is in 1901 they didn't know about things like that well that's an 88 you know you got to learn that didn't -- more used to take another picture that's good point there.
It's the north cal license plate North Carolina last places first in flight you know they need to change it or is this whole thing just a big cover up by big Carolina.
Well I'll take -- what's happened.
North Carolina elected a Republican governor this last.
The Democrats lost out.
They have totally made this -- so that's what this -- license plate on her first and fight they're going to be able to say we were first in flight.
When the Democrats were in charge we're -- second in a fight with the Republicans are they're -- yeah like thirty feet.
Well I -- and actually should Connecticut go to war with North Carolina.
I -- -- we don't want I don't care if this guy was first in flight Americans were first in the fifty dollar surcharge floor checked luggage.
And to go to USA yeah.
I would also add have you flown recently I don't think it's so hot Germans can be first through.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Bob Dole or -- right.
And donated that plain that the Brothers used to make their.
Alleged first flight to the Smithsonian but he forced.
Institute to sign a document saying that it would never say that any aircraft prior to there -- Was capable of manned flight.
He clearly knew what was going on -- didn't.
I -- -- -- do -- know about makes me think that he had a you know that it could that it hasn't answered well I always like the write Brothers and husbands had to hear about this.
Millions in research -- -- -- Reading the small part of the story that you games and a half way.
And it turns out that this guy is German team -- shields like that when did he -- his life.
August 14 1901.
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