The Wright Brothers
Born four years apart, brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright grew up in a small town in Ohio. They shared an intellectual curiosity and an aptitude for science, at a time when the possibility of human flight was beginning to look like a reality. Together, the Wright brothers developed the first successful airplane in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina—and together they became national heroes. Considered the fathers of modern aviation, they developed innovative technology and inspired imaginations around the world.
Wilbur Wright is best known for developing the first successful airplane with his brother, Orville.
Orville Wright is best known for inventing the airplane with his brother, Wilbur.
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