How Did the Airplane Change the World?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 26, 2020 3:45:46 PM ET
Attributed to Wilbur Wright and/or Orville Wright/Other

The airplane has changed the world in numerous ways, especially by increasing the speed of travel, aiding international business and making the world more connected and globalized. Before the invention of airplanes, most people would never travel to faraway places because of the sheer amount of time it took to sail across oceans or to drive through countries. The airplane changed that.