A late try by left-wing Carl Bateman, which was calmly converted by Orville Wright
, saw them home.
Wilbur and Orville Wright
were creative and tenacious individuals who were likely to have thrived no matter where they lived.
AUGUST 19, 1871: Birth of flight pioneer Orville Wright
On his first flight in 1903, at Kitty Hawk, NC, Orville Wright
lifted off the ground for just 12 seconds.
But Wilbur and Orville Wright
decided to go ahead, and the rest is history.
We are immensely grateful for this donation as it is through NCR's efforts that the house is in the impeccable condition it is today," said Amanda Wright Lane, great-grandniece of Orville Wright
Army's first airplane, Orville Wright
flew himself and a passenger, Lt.
1903: Orville Wright
made the first successful controlled flight, at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
126), and a December 8, 1930, letter from Orville Wright
1908 -- Lt Thomas Selfridge of the US Army Signal Corps was killed in a crash with Orville Wright
in Fort Meyer, Virginia, to become the first aeroplane fatality.
The hosts ran in six tries, Alex Curley leading the way with two and the others coming from Orville Wright
, David Williams, Andrew Williams, plus a penalty try.
NASA Dryden Flight Research Center - like every institution dedicated to air and space research - owes not only a debt but its very existence to Wilbur and Orville Wright
,'' said Bob Meyer, Dryden's acting deputy director, in an e-mail to the center's staff.