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In 1923—just twenty years after the Wright brothers’ first flight at Kitty Hawk—a Naval Reserve aviation education software was once validated at nice Lakes Naval education middle. initially, sea planes and some small land-based planes have been used for fundamental flight guide. With the improvement of heavier, swifter army airplane, the nice Lakes facility turned insufficient.
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