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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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Orville Wright opened the first Wright Flying School near Montgomery, Ala.
Wilbur and Orville Wright ran a printing shop and a bicycle shop before 1903.
If only there had been more bicycles on South Island perhaps we would never have heard of Wilbur and Orville Wright.
Neal was an outstanding host of the steering committee, highlighting many of the Dayton sites of interest, including a revitalized neighborhood on the west side, the home of African-American poet Paul Lawrence Dunbar, and historic sites celebrating the 100th anniversary of first flight by Wilbur and Orville Wright.
This educator guide provides background information on Wilbur and Orville Wright.
In 1903 Orville Wright became the first human to fly.
Cycle repairers Wilbur and Orville Wright built the first plane after attaching wings to a bike.
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On December 13, 1903, at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Orville Wright made the first powered flight in a heavier-than-air machine.
Wilbur and Orville Wright built their second full-scale glider and tested it at Kitty Hawk, N.
An important collection of papers belonging to the brothers was placed in the Library of Congress and formed the basis for The Papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright (2 v.
On this day, Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright made history by conducting the first successful flight in heavier-than-air, mechanically propelled craft in 1903 - 113 years ago - in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.