The Wright Brothers
FIRST IN FLIGHT
Wilbur and Orville Wright revolutionized transportation when they became the first men to achieve powered flight. Through planning, ingenuity, and more than a little bravery, the Wright Brothers threw open the doors to unimagined mobility and international commerce.
Did You Know?
|741M||passengers carried by US domestic flights in 2017 alone|
|1903||The year Orville and Wilbur first achieved powered and controlled flight with the Wright Flyer|
|1||time the brothers flew together on the same plane. Their father feared he could lose both sons in the event of a single accident|
|0||High school diplomas between the two brothers|
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