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First Flight Pictures @
The Samuel P. Langley Gallery of Early Flight
Smithsonian Aeronautical Exhibition, 1913

Santos-Dumont's Aeroplane and others
Santos-Dumont's Aeroplane and others
Early Aviators
Early Aviators
AEA's June Bug
AEA's June Bug
Medals Awarded to Glenn Curtiss
Medals Awarded to Glenn Curtiss
Wright Flyer on award to Glenn Curtiss
Wright Flyer on award to Glenn Curtiss
Motorcycle used by Glenn Curtiss to be the
Motorcycle used by Glenn Curtiss to be the "fastest man alive"
Wright Military Flyer (one of the first aeroplanes)
Wright Military Flyer (one of the first aeroplanes)
Glenn Curtiss' Pilots License (the first in the nation!)
Glenn Curtiss' Pilots License (the first in the nation!)
Langley's Aerodrome (very important to later aviators)
Langley's Aerodrome (very important to later aviators)
Cayley's first glider (first flight!)
Cayley's first glider (first flight!)
Lilienthal Hang Glider (basis for all other early aeroplane wings)
Lilienthal Hang Glider (basis for all other early aeroplane wings)