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

    Wright Brothers

    National Memorial North Carolina

Event Details

  • 04/16/2014

    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: (252)475-9401

The first flight on December 17, 1903 lasted only 12 seconds and traveled a modest 120 feet.  Come and work with a ranger to figure out just how fast the Wright Flyer was flying on that day, and then test yourself to see if you are faster than a Flyer!  (15 minutes)