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J. J. Montgomery - the Invention of Flight in the Bay Area

Did you know that a local scientist and inventor succeeded in flying gliders twenty years before the Wright Brothers powered flights at Kitty Hawk in 1903?  He practiced flying near Santa Clara University and one of his airplanes was called Santa Clara.  Come and learn more about the invention of flight and its Bay Area connections from award-winning author Craig S. Harwood. Books will be available for purchase following the talk. Register here.
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