The Wright Flyers

They flew through the air…well, not necessarily with the greatest of ease, but they sure made history doing it. On December 17, 1903, the Wright Brothers made their first powered, heavier-than-air flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Their plane, the Wright Flyer, was based on their past experiences constructing gliders. It was constructed from a giant spruce and a specially commissioned automobile engine built by … Continue reading The Wright Flyers