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Fight for the Sky

Friday 2nd December / presented by James Hall

The Wright Brothers are known around the world as the siblings who revolutionised flight at the beginning of the 20th Century, but history may not be as certain as we thought.

Who Flew First is a doco-drama about the world’s first motorised flight and follows Australian aviation expert John Brown, who challenges the Wright Brother’s claim of being the first to fly.

Instead, he says German-born immigrant to the US, Gustave Whitehead, flew in 1901 and has evidence to back his case.

The film’s Research Writer Rob McGlynn joined Artbeat to discuss the project.

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