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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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17, which was successful, making him the first Wright brother to fly the aircraft.
The last words of the book are: "On July 20, 1969, when Neil Armstrong, another American born and raised in southwestern Ohio, stepped onto the moon, he carried with him, in tribute to the Wright brothers, a small swatch of the muslin from a wing of their 1903 Flyer" (262).
The Wright Brothers National Memorial Visitor Center was designated a National Historic Landmark on January 3, 2001.
The Wright Brothers Award is presented each year to an individual whose contributions to the aviation industry reflect on the aviation community.
Author, historian and two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, McCullough painstakingly researched the Wright brothers including delving into a vast collection of private diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and more than one thousand letters from private family correspondence.
The Wright Brothers is merely this: a story, well told, about what might be the most astonishing feat mankind has ever accomplished.
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Enter Kitty Hawk, the site that is now home to the Wright Brothers National Memorial.
New evidence suggests that dinosaurs may have beaten the Wright Brothers to the punch in coming up with a biplane design.
Looks like Mother Nature beat the Wright Brothers to the punch.
Remembrances of Times Past takes the reader on a nostalgic tour through twentieth century America, from the era of Model-T Fords and telegrams to radio fireside chats, strict rules of etiquette, manual typewriters, the debut flight of the Wright brothers, and much more.
This outstanding series of 23 minute DVDs begins with "A History of Invention" and "Inventing in Today's World", and then continues with the stories of Alexander Graham Bell, George Washington Carver, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Benjamin Franklin, Louis Pasteur, James Watt, Eli Whitney, and the Wright Brothers.