• The iconic first flight of the Wright brothers in their 1903 Wright Flyer

    Wright Brothers

    National Memorial North Carolina

Suggested Reading

Are you looking for further information on the Wright Brothers? Check out these links to find lots of great resources to help your students learn about these amazing American inventors.

To Fly is Everything - Mississippi State University

Wright State University - Aviation History

FAA - Aviation and Space Education

National Air & Space Museum

FAA / The Wright Brothers

Flight of Inspiration

First Flight

Did You Know?

Early Indian Dugout Canoe, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, which commemorates the first English attempt at colonizing the New World, is located only a few miles southwest of Wright Brothers National Memorial. More...