Sun, Mar 16, 2003
Then Flyer Goes On Tour
reproduction of 1903 Wright Flyer, the centerpiece of EAA's
Countdown to Kitty Hawk powered flight centennial celebration, will
be formally unveiled to the public on Tuesday, March 18, at 9 a.m.
(EST) at Reagan National Airport in Washington (DC). The
aircraft is set for unveiling at Hangar 7.
EAA's Countdown to Kitty Hawk, presented by Ford Motor Company,
is a yearlong celebration highlighting powered flight's first 100
years, culminating in the re-creation of Orville Wright's first
flight precisely at 10:35 a.m. (EST) on December 17, 2003, at Kill
Devil Hills, North Carolina-100 years to the minute of the Wrights'
first successful attempt.
The aircraft will make its first public appearance at the Sun 'n
Fun EAA Fly-In, Lakeland, (FL), on April 2-8, where it will serve
as the centerpiece of EAA's Countdown to Kitty Hawk touring
Among the guests on March 18 will be EAA President Tom Poberezny;
aircraft builder Ken Hyde of The Wright Experience; Amanda Wright
Lane, grandniece of the Wright brothers; representatives of program
sponsors Ford Motor Company, Microsoft, and Eclipse Aviation; plus
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