Photos & Multimedia
Aero Carnival Photo Contest 2014
Details to come concerning photo entries for cancelled Aero Carnival.
Take a trip through time
The Wright brothers’ invention of the airplane changed much in the world. Click here to see The Miracle of Flight movie, the Learning to Fly cartoon, Riding the Wind movie, the Age of Flight movie and test your skills with the interactive simulator by left clicking your mouse.
Kings of the Air
The Quest for Practical Flight
The Wright brothers never wanted to invent just a scientific curiosity, or a marvelous plaything. As the Wright brothers stated…
By October 1905, the Wright brothers’ new machine took off and landed safely, turned gracefully in the sky, and flew for as long as the gas tank held fuel. A remarkable machine, it was the world’s first practical airplane.
Did You Know?
Orville, Katharine, and Wilbur Wright travel to Washington, D.C. in 1909 at the request of President William Howard Taft. The Wright brothers were presented with the Aero Club of America medal at a White House ceremony.