A memorial in honour of Colonel Samuel Cody will be unveiled in Farnborough today.
These pictures show the aviator during the first British powered flight. The flight lasted 27 seconds and covered a distance of 1,390ft over Farnborough Common.
He was killed in a flying accident exactly 100 years ago.
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