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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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Hard landing though it may have been, the Flyer proved itself to be wildly successful, and the entire affair likewise proved to be a testament to the ingenuity and creative genius of Orville and Wilbur Wright.
Individuals, groups, and institutions: Orville and Wilbur Wright played key roles in the invention of the airplane and the development of air transportation.
Wilbur Wright, who had been the 1908 hero, was scorned as an obstructer of progress.
Circuit Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, issued an opinion on case number 3869, Orville and Wilbur Wright vs.
It is startling to recall that it was only 100 years ago, in December 1903, that Orville and Wilbur Wright made the first powered, manned flight in their string-bag creation at Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.
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This year is the 100th anniversary of the first powered flight by Orville and Wilbur Wright.
Flight, 1994, an homage to Orville and Wilbur Wright, function as commentaries on the subject and industrial style of the other works.
McBrayer then was dubbed "the Wilbur Wright of newspaper web offset" by ANPA Chairman Robert Erburu.
New Castle is the home of the nation's largest high school field-house and the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame, and a few miles east of town is the birthplace of Wilbur Wright.
Orville and Wilbur Wright flew their first glider, and New York City began digging its new subway system.