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Greatest Moments in Flight

Wilbur and Orville Wright launched a century of aviation when their plane, the Wright Flyer I, took flight on Dec. 17, 1903.(Wright State University Archives)


Best Diy Projects: Clothespin Airplanes (This will be great with the Wright Brother's Lesson!)


Wright Brothers

The Wright brothers, Orville (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912), were two Americans brothers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who were credited with inventing and building the world's first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight, on December 17, 1903. In the two years afterward, the brothers developed their flying machine into the first practical fixed-wing aircraft.


This is an extraordinary photo of Wright Brothers Glider in Flight. It was made in 1911.


Flying Machine Takes to the Air

Wright Brothers -first powered flight in 1903, Kitty Hawk, NC …

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4 Facts and Activities to Celebrate the Wright Brothers’ Flight

"4 Facts and Activities to Celebrate the Wright Brothers’ Flight" on Virtual Learning Connections

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To Fly - The Story of the Wright Brothers Unit

This 53-page unit is an awesome unit if you are studying the Wright brothers or the history of flight! I created this unit based on the story, "To Fly - The

1903 – The Wright brothers make their first attempt to fly with the Wright Flyer at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. | Quest for Flight - What it took for man to fly an airplane - Poster


First Flight The world changed at 10:35 AM, on December 17, 1903 on the north side of Kill Devil Hill, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. It was at that moment that the Wright Brother’s "Wright Flyer", with Orville Wright at the controls, lifted off in sustained, controlled flight. This first heavier-than-air flight traveled a mere one hundred twenty feet, and lasted only twelve seconds.