On This Day: Wright Brothers Take to the Air at Kitty Hawk

On Dec. 17, 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright took turns at the helm of their revolutionary aircraft in the first of four sustained manned flights, an event that launched the aviation era. Read more
KimChi

North Pole, AK

#1 Feb 4, 2013
Mongolfier Bros Flew 4 June 1783, not the 5th.

Since: Apr 09

Kitty Hawk, NC

#2 Feb 5, 2013
Yah? So? They flew balloons. The funny thing about that article is the photo! The caption is obviously (to us here in Kitty Hawk) describing the famous photo of their first flight. The pic above the caption shows one of their gliders (no motor).
Andy

Kinston, NC

#3 Feb 5, 2013
The photo at the top of this article is incorrect. That photo is of one of the Wrights gliders, not the famous "photo of the century" of the first flight on Dec 17, 1903.
Orivlle wright

Morganton, NC

#4 Feb 25, 2013
hi this is cool beans
Orivlle wright

Morganton, NC

#5 Feb 25, 2013
what ups my name is Taylor parker i am 13 years old i love u as a friends lol
Orivlle wright

Morganton, NC

#6 Feb 25, 2013
My names is Taylor Parker and i am 13 years old i like u as a friends lol
the wright brothers

Morganton, NC

#7 Feb 25, 2013
i need to know things about you for a research paper!!!!!!!!!!
Wilbur wright

Morganton, NC

#8 Feb 25, 2013
hi what ups lol:) we are doing our research paper i don't like it
the wright brothers

Morganton, NC

#9 Feb 25, 2013
hi waz up brother
the wright brothers

Morganton, NC

#10 Feb 25, 2013
hi waz up taylor was here

Since: Apr 09

Kitty Hawk, NC

#11 Feb 25, 2013
Kids! Go back to your classroom!
wilbur wright

Morganton, NC

#12 Mar 20, 2013
waz up u

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