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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 experiment with kites, gliders and other flying machines, always with an eye to creating a powered machine that could carry a man aloft. Their first successful flight, with Orville at the controls, took place at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina on 17 December More »
Born: 16 April 1867 (Wilbur) and 19 August 1871 (Orville) (Millville, Indiana(Wilbur) and Dayton, Ohio (Orville))


First, he took off on a six-minute flight with Wilbur as his passenger, the only time the Wright brothers ever flew together.


The Wright Family. Part of the Wright Brothers Aeroplane Company, a virtual museum of pioneer aviation, the invention of the airplane, and man's first flights.


The Other Wright Brothers And A Wright Sister. ... experimentation to the patriarch of the Wright family, Bishop Milton Wright, attended to the running of the Wright ...


The importance of family was central to the Wright brothers' lives and a powerful influence in everything they did. Their father, Milton, was a strong and respected  ...


Dec 17, 2013 ... "It is hallowed ground to anybody in aviation," said Matt Artz, who brought his family to the Wright Brothers National Memorial for the ...


Milton Wright (1828-1917) married Susan Catherine Koerner (1831-1889) Milton and ... Wright Family Tree ... Reuchlin and Lulu Wright's four children: ... Papers, 1807 to 1955 · Wright Brothers Negatives - Prints and Photographs Division ...


Mar 10, 2017 ... The owner of The Wright Brothers trademark is The Wright Brothers Family Foundation, a unit of the Dayton Foundation, located in Dayton, ...


In 1892 they opened the Wright Cycle Shop in Dayton. This was the perfect occupation for the Wright brothers because it involved one of the exciting mechanical ...


Aug 29, 2003 ... The Family of the Wright Brothers, from the edited h2g2, the Unconventional Guide to Life, the Universe and Everything.