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On May 22, 1906 Orville and Wilbur Wright received a patent for a "Flying Machine" with a motor. The two brothers wrote their patent application themselves in 1903, but it was rejected. It wasn't until they hired a patent attorney that it was granted for "new and useful improvements in flying machines."