Miracle: A view of flight as it turns 100
Inventions seldom resemble the refined devices that evolve from them
- By The Editors
- Air & Space magazine, March 2003
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Maybe the biggest change in us after 100 years is that we hardly give the role flight plays in our lives a second thought. So it’s not easy to persuade anyone in the year 2003 to look upon all that has happened as some kind of miracle. If we paused for just a moment to think about it, though, a miracle is exactly what it is. We human beings may have invented the airplane, but it, in turn, has reinvented us.