Photos & Multimedia
On December 17th, 1903 the Wright Brothers achieved their dream of flight. Since then, people from all over the world have come here to pay homage to that dream. Peruse some of the photographs of the place where the Wright brothers first flew and the visitors who come to experience this special place.
an official Flickr site (WrightBrosNPS), which you can follow to keep up with new sights and events from the seashore as we add to our photograph collection.
Explore the model at the Smithsonian X 3D Explorer website.
Did You Know?
On October 24, 1911, at Kitty Hawk, NC, Orville Wright established a new world soaring record in a 50 mile-per-hour wind of nine minutes and forty-five seconds. This remained a world’s record for 10 years.