Wrecked glider on sand- Kitty Hawk, 1900
Wright brothers' wrecked glider- Kitty Hawk, 1900

Wilbur and Orville Wright

The Wright brothers' success at Kitty Hawk on December 17th, 1903 came after years of research and experimenting. Many experiments ended in failure, yet each defeat brought them one step closer to their goal of achieving powered flight. Come see what the two brothers endured on the road to their remarkable achievement.
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