1903: The Wright Brothers perfect controlled, heavier-than-air flight* in Kitty Hawk
2013: A couple of Bros perfect drone** flight just south of NoPA:
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(Look for this device hovering just outside your bathroom window when you shower – the flashing red light will tell you that you’re being video’ed.)
*Actually, they worked everything out with gliders in 1902. I’m talking about 3-axis control, actual real flight. And then they backed it up in ’03. So, sorry about that, you French and Russians and Brazilians and whomever, but the Wright Bros were first.
**$47? Wow, that’s cheap!