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CATEGORY: Wright Brothers
History Faceoff: Who Was First in Flight?
December 13, 2016

While the Wright Brothers are commonly thought to have been the first to fly an airplane, some believe the honor rightly belongs to two other pioneering aviators. Read about the case for each and decide for yourself. Read More

The Fight to Save the Wright Brothers’ Factory
November 14, 2016

Local preservationists and fans of aviation history are struggling to save the Wright brothers’ original factory in Dayton, Ohio, and turn it into a museum. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About the Wright Brothers
December 17, 2013

Check out 10 things you may not know about the aviation pioneers. Read More

In Connecticut, Wright Brothers No Longer “First in Flight”
June 6, 2013

The Connecticut Senate has passed legislation effectively stripping Wilbur and Orville Wright of recognition for the first powered flight in history. Read More

8 Famous Brothers in History
February 2, 2013

Explore some of history’s most famous sibling pairs. Read More