The Wright Way: The Uplifting Story of Human Flight

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On December 17, 1903, the Wright Brothers made the "first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight." If they were alive today, they'd be 141 years old and would be (to use 19th century slang) flabbergasted by their legacy: Commercial airline flight with all the creature comforts of home (if you can afford first class); sub-orbital space travel, and ultra lightweight aircraft perfect for the morning commute.