First flight controversy: Debate over whether the Wrights or Gustave Whitehead flew first.

Did Someone Fly Before the Wrights? (VIDEO)

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Did Someone Fly Before the Wrights? (VIDEO)

Some in Connecticut claim their state is "firster in flight" with the discovery of alleged new evidence of a pre-Wright aviation event in Bridgeport.

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