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first flight the wright brothers

March 28, 2016 | Author: | Posted in aviation, technology

FIRST FLIGHT

THE WRIGHT BROTHERS

Wilbur and Orville Wright seemed like any two ordinary businessmen . But they were extraordinary , tireless inventors and visionaries . They pursued their dream with tenacity and calculated risks . Despite numerous failures and crashes , they kept on until they reached their heights and became the first to claim of inventing the airplane . This research delves into the journey of these great men , their early life and influence , their research studies , as well as attempting to prove the brother ‘s rightful claim to aviation ‘s first Table of [banner_entry_middle]

Contents

Introduction

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Wilbur and Orville Wright

Early Years and Influence ———————————— 4

Aviation

Before the Wright Brothers ———————————- 5

Early Works ——————————————————– 7

Improvements and Key Ideas ———————————– 8

Working Towards Flight—————————————– – 9

Notable Contributions ——————————————– 12

Conclusion ———————————————————– 13

Reference page . 14

FIRST FLIGHT

THE WRIGHT BROTHERS

Introduction

People had always dreamed of flying , but before man could possibly make the great leap forward ‘ on the moon , its predecessors must first attempt to make the great leap forward ‘ to conquer the skies . In the year of 1903 , the United States Army was trying to develop an airplane but failed to make a lift off the ground . Even the New York Times wrote that it would take 1million to 10 million years before anyone might be able to make a machine that would fly

Only eight days later , on the cold and windy 17th day of December morning in 1903 , a flying machine ‘ took off and remained airborne for about 12 seconds covering a distance of just 120 feet . The two young men who made this flight possible were the Wright brothers whose feat summoned a new age in technology and human achievement . They will forever be remembered in history as the men responsible for making the first powered , heavier-than-air machine to achieve controlled , sustained flight with a pilot aboard recognized by the Federation Ayronautique Internationale (FAI . Three years ago , December 2003 marked the 100th Anniversary of this groundbreaking achievement . Wilbur and Orville Wright were two small town businessmen who invented a technology that would define the 20th century

Theirs is a story that has inspired many generations of young and old alike , and much more on aspiring inventors . How the brothers succeeded who had not even finished high school , is truly remarkable considering that there were so many who tried and failed , including many renowned scientists

However , despite their unique place and honor in our history today their claim to this aviation first ‘ had been laden with controversy There were various competing parties who had laid counter-claims . Do the Wright brothers have a secure right in their claim

Wilbur and Orville Wright : Early Years and Influence

Wilbur and Orville Wright were children born to Milton Wright and Susan Catherine Koerner . Wilbur was born on 1867 in Indiana while Orville was born on 1871 in Ohio . Both never married . Other Wright siblings were Reuchlin , Lorin , Katherine , and twins Otis and Ida who died in infancy Their knack for… [banner_entry_footer]

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