• Wilbur and Orville Wright: their names carved into the Wright Brothers Monument.

    Wright Brothers

    National Memorial North Carolina

Event Details

  • Every Sunday Weekly & Every Monday Weekly & Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 06/01/2013 to 09/02/2013

    Location: First Flight Boulder | Map Time: 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Wright Brothers Visitor Center Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 1-252-441-7430

The first flight on Decemer 17, 1903 lasted for only 12 seconds and traveled a very modest 120 feet.  Come and work with a ranger to figure out just how fast the Wright Flyer was flying on that day then test yourself and see if you are faster than the flyer! (1 hr)