Maciej Potocki
Maciej Potocki voted up Rooster Cogburn's answer

An Indian flew an aircraft ten years before the Wright Brothers.

Researcher throws light on Shivkar Talpade of Mumbai, who relied on ancient text 'Vaimanikprakarnm' to build model aircraft. The Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur, are acknowledged to have invented and built the world's first successful airplane and made the first controlled, powered and sustained flight … Read more