Wright Brothers

All About Them


Orville - born in 1871, died in 1948

Wilbur - born in 1867, died in 1912

They both went to high school but did not receive a diploma. Orville dropped out to start a printing business. Wilbur joined him. They then started inventing many more other things.


Bicycle - Wright Cycle Company

First flying airplane

Kite - Wright Kite

The Wright Brothers were important because they set up later and more advanced planes for easier transportation. Planes could now be used for the army, as well.

Bicycles were also used for faster transportation.