Memorial to 'first powered flight' aviator

Samuel Franklin Cody on his Biplane on Salisbury Plain. Credit: PA

A memorial in honour of aviator Samuel Cody will be unveiled in Farnborough later.

Cody was killed in a flying accident exactly 100 years ago today. The memorial will be close to where he took his first test flights and achieved the first powered flight in the country.

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Tribute to aviator Samuel Cody

A memorial to aviator Samuel Cody has been unveiled in Farnborough.