Through their own research and experimentation, and by studying the attempts of other would-be pilots, the Wright brothers
knew that heavier-than-air flight was possible.
Here are few interesting facts about the Wright Brothers
, who designed the world's first successful plane with controls that allowed the pilot to steer it.
"Kept Alive by the Postman": The Wright Brothers
and 1st Lt.
So why another biography of the Wright brothers
? Answer: Because the author is David McCullough, who has the gifted ability to write history in a form that makes it come alive to the reader.
And while most people know the basic story of these two brothers from Ohio who are credited with inventing and building the world's first airplane, The Wright Brothers
by David McCullough provides a much more personal and comprehensive account of their story.
Amanda Wright Lane, the great-grand-niece of the Wright brothers
, made a repeat trip to the Ohio Statehouse on Wednesday to support her relatives' legacy.
The story of what the Wright brothers
accomplished there is as well known as the explanations of it are wrong.
"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
Cincinnati-based VMG is a product supplied by Wright Brothers
New York, June 28 ( ANI ): Connecticut lawmakers have legally discredited the Wright brothers
as the US' first-in-flight aviators.
One of these was the invention of powered flight, pioneered by the Wright Brothers