Wilbur and Orville Wright are credited with the creation of the first self-powered and piloted airplane. The two brothers tested numerous aircraft designs before they successfully built and flew their airplane in 1903. More »

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The Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur, are credited with making the first powered, controlled flight in an airplane on Dec. 17, 1903. After developing a working glider, they added a 12-horsepower engine to the design t... More »

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The airplane was invented due to a new century blooming and man's desire to discover new methods of transportation and discovery. While ground transportation, such as trains and cars, was making headway, a way to travel ... More »

Wilbur and Orville Wright flew their first airplane on December 17, 1903 at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Piloted by Wilbur, the plane flew 852 feet for 59 seconds, ushering in a new era of travel and innovation. More »

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The Orville and Wilbur Wright, or the Wright brothers as the they are more commonly known, invented the first successful airplane in 1903. Their invention made four flights that year at Kitty Hawk. More »

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Some inventions of the modern age are the telephone, the light bulb, the airplane and television. Other important inventions of the modern age are the automobile and computer. More »

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The Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur, are credited with making the first powered, controlled flight in an airplane on Dec. 17, 1903. After developing a working glider, they added a 12-horsepower engine to the design t... More »

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