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Wright Brothers

Two brothers who are credited with inventing the airplane. The Wright brothers developed a way for a pilot to control a motor-powered flying machine. This invention revolutionized transportation, trade, warfare and myriad other businesses. Wilbur Wright lived from 1867 to 1912. Orville Wright lived from 1871 to 1948.
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While much of The Wright Brothers will be familiar to aviation history aficionados, McCullough has apparently unearthed one previously untold morsel from a seminal moment in Wilbur's childhood.
national museum oF FliGht Explore an aircraft collection that tells the story of flight from the Wright Brothers to Concorde.
Windsurfers harness the breezes, sun seekers build sand castles and swim in the sea, and aviation buffs, families, and school groups make the pilgrimage to the Wright Brothers National Memorial, where they can see full-scale reproductions of the 1902 glider and 1903 machine and the engine crankcase from the original 1903 Flyer.
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Tom Crouch, Senior Curator of the Division of Aeronautics at the National Air and Space Museum, is the author of the highly acclaimed biography of the Wright brothers, The Bishop's Boys: A Life of Wilbur and Orville Wright.
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This book by a former electronics industry marketing executive who now leads management seminars and has long studied the Wright brothers, focuses on the problem-solving model behind their invention.
The Wright Way, 7 Problem-Solving Principles from the Wright Brothers That Can Make Your Business Soar--Mark Eppler
Nowhere was this truer than in the field of aviation, and the subsequent development of the airplane, beginning with the pioneering efforts of the Wright brothers, is a triumphant tale of private initiative, ingenuity and enterprise.
WE'VE come a long way since the Wright Brothers made the world's first powered flight 100 years ago.
Earlier, President George Bush told the drenched crowd at the Wright Brothers National Memorial that the brothers would not have been deterred by a little bad weather.
Earlier, US President George Bush joined a crowd of about 30,000 at the celebrations being held at the Wright Brothers National Memorial.