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The Wright Brothers
Brothers Orville and Wilbur Wright built and flew the first airplane in human history. The brothers were engineers and tinkerers who founded the Wright Cycle Comany in Dayton, Ohio in 1892. While the bicycle business sustained them, they began to experime... More »
Born: 16 April 1867 (Wilbur) and 19 August 1871 (Orville), Millville, Indiana(Wilbur) and Dayton, Ohio (Orville)

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The first flight, by Orville at 10:35 am, of 120 feet (37 m) in 12 seconds, at a speed of only 6.8 miles per hour (10.9 ...

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Since 1899, Wilbur and Orville Wright had been scientifically experimenting with the concepts of flight. They labored in relative obscurity, while the experiments ...

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Orville Wright describes the first powered flight. ... Orville's brother Wilbur piloting the record flight lasting 59 seconds over a distance of 852 feet. The brothers ...

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Nov 29, 2014 ... Real footage from the Wright Brother's flight. The Wright brothers, Orville (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 ...

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Flight Controls · Return to Kitty Hawk ... The First Successful Airplane - 1903 Marks the Year that the Wright Brothers Invented the First. Buoyant over the success ...

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On this day in History, First airplane flies on Dec 17, 1903. Learn more about ... news. In Connecticut, Wright Brothers No Longer “First in Flight” · Death of Will ...

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In the early 20th century, the age of aviation took flight with airplanes invented by Orville and Wilbur Wright. Watch history in the making with footage of a 1909 ...

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Jul 18, 2012 ... The Wright Brothers' first plane flight in Kitty Hawk lasted just 12 seconds in 1903, but Orville and Wilbur made history in that airplane, the Flyer.

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First Flight with the Wright Brothers. Alan Taylor; Aug 20, 2014; 18 Photos; In Focus. Yesterday was National Aviation Day, a holiday established by president  ...