Would You Fly 5,000 Feet in this Plane?

From:My Million Dollar Invention: Need for Speed

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In 1908, in order to prove his new plane was better than the Wright Brothers' model, Glenn Curtiss accepted a daunting challenge they had declined: a ,500 prize to be the first to fly 5,000 feet in public.