Smithsonian unveils laser-scanned 3D model of Wright Flyer

The Wright brothers are credited with inventing and building the world’s first successful airplane. With that same pioneer spirit, the Smithsonian recently unveiled its X 3D Collection and state-of-the-art 3D explorer.

As part of the X 3D Collection, the 1903 Wright Flyer was scanned using a laser, producing an accurate 3D model.

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