Friday Fun Find

photo of plane flying at Aviation Park in Overland Park, Kansas

From the Johnson County Museum’s collection:
On December 17, 1903, the Wright Brothers made their first successful flight near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.
This photograph, circa 1910, shows a plane flying at Aviation Park in Overland Park.
Aviation Park was a popular destination for people to witness flying shows and stunts.
In 1914 at Aviation Park, DeLloyd Thompson broke the American altitude record when he reached 15,256 feet.

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