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 Wilbur Wright was born on 1867. Orville Wright was born on 1871. They were two of seven children. They were brilliant...
 They loved to experiment with things. They never went to college. Wilbur and Orville had an ability to innovate. They...
 Wilbur and Orville soon became interested in    gliders.   They made Otto Lilienthal their hero.   The Wright Brothers...
 Their first attempts to build a powered airplane were unsuccessful.Wilbur Wright said,“We are failing only because we ar...
 On Dec 1903, Wilbur Wright made the first  attempt to fly their new plane. But he accidentally stalled the plane crash....
 The Wrights were still not happy. They wanted to improve their airplane. In 1904 and 1905, they built two more aircraf...
 At Fort Myers, their plane’s propeller broke and    the plane crashed killing their passenger.   Six years later they s...
 On Jan 1948, Orville suffered a heart attack and  died three days later. He died in his hometown and with his loved one...
The wright brothers
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The wright brothers

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The wright brothers

  1. 1.  Wilbur Wright was born on 1867. Orville Wright was born on 1871. They were two of seven children. They were brilliant and adventurous. They were independent thinkers with deep cofnidence on their talents.
  2. 2.  They loved to experiment with things. They never went to college. Wilbur and Orville had an ability to innovate. They were always experimenting. They always pursued their intelluctual interests.
  3. 3.  Wilbur and Orville soon became interested in gliders. They made Otto Lilienthal their hero. The Wright Brothers made their first flying experiments with a small kite. They later established their own print shop. They invented their own self-oiling bicycle. Due to this, they learnt a lot about the construction of flying machines.
  4. 4.  Their first attempts to build a powered airplane were unsuccessful.Wilbur Wright said,“We are failing only because we are trying to followin the footsteps of other inventors who have triedto fly.” So they started gathering their own information.
  5. 5.  On Dec 1903, Wilbur Wright made the first attempt to fly their new plane. But he accidentally stalled the plane crash. After repairing, they decided to give it another go. Orville shouted in glee as he soared into the air. Orville’s first flight covered 120 ft. in 12 seconds. Wilbur’s first flight covered 175 ft. in 12 seconds. The Wright brothers made history.
  6. 6.  The Wrights were still not happy. They wanted to improve their airplane. In 1904 and 1905, they built two more aircraft. Soon, they could remain aloft for up to 39 mins performing circles and aerobatics. They soon patented it. They recieved $25k for selling it to the US Army. It travelled at a speed of 40kmph. They carried their first passenger safely on 1908.
  7. 7.  At Fort Myers, their plane’s propeller broke and the plane crashed killing their passenger. Six years later they set up the Wright Company. Wilbur suffered from typhoid and as it became worse, he died on May 30, 1912. Orville was shattered when his brother died. Orville assumed leadership of their company and remained with the firm until 1918. Orville, was just simple as his brother and enjoyed privacy.
  8. 8.  On Jan 1948, Orville suffered a heart attack and died three days later. He died in his hometown and with his loved ones nearby. One of their friends sums up their life citing,“They were just simple boys who taught man to fly.”The Wright brothers teach us that nothing muststop us to reach success.

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