Wright Brothers


The Wright Brothers Early Life

Orville was born in 1871 and died in 1948, Wilbur was born in 1867 and died in 1912. Orville was born in Ohio and Wilbur was born in Indiana. They grew up with their mother, Susan Koerner and Father Milton Wright. Orville and Wilbur played together, and worked together on the farm they lived on.
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Information about their inventions

They created the first flying airplane. It helps you transport faster. They were mechanics who run a bicycle shop and began to experiment on flight . On December 17 , 1903 orville wright piloted the 1st powered airplane that covered 120 ft, and lasted 12 seconds . In the Devil Hills a Groop of sand dunes near the town of Kitty Hawk.


3 Great Accomplishments

1. Building the first flying airplane which helped us a lot which they still do.

2. Flying the first airplane which got us to flying.

3. Wright brothers got the '' Master Pilot Award'' they earned for flying the first airplane that was invented by them.

Some differences that their invention made

The airplane has made us travel faster. It gets us where we need to go safely. For example- If you get in a car wreck flight care can come and take us to the hospital in a plane if you are about to die.

Some aditional information

The engine on the 1st planes. Weighed 180 lbs. The wing span was 40.3ft .The engine had 12 horse power.


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'' The Wright brothers and the inventions of aerial age.'' Smithsonian institution retrieved May 6, 2015.