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Wright brothers' mechanic honored at Ohio museum
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 07/22/2014 - 6:06pm.

The man who built the engine for Orville and Wilbur Wright's first powered aircraft has finally gotten his due. It was Charles Taylor - a mechanic in the brothers' Dayton bicycle shop - who built the engine for the airplane that first took flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, on Dec. 17, 1903.

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