HEROES

WILBUR & ORVILLE WRIGHT.

BORN ON AUGUST 19,1871{ORVILLE} AND WRIGHT{APRIL 16,1867},THEY WERE TWO AMERICAN BROTHERS,INVENTORS AND AVIATION PIONEERS WHO WHERE CREDITED WITH INVENTING THE FIRST AIRPLANE IN THE WORLD.

The Wright Company was incorporated on November 22, 1909. The brothers sold their patents to the company for $100,000 and also received one-third of the shares in a million dollar stock issue and a 10 percent royalty on every airplane sold. With Wilbur as president and Orville as vice president, the company set up a factory in Dayton and a flying school/test flight field at Huffman Prairie; the headquarters office was in New York City.

 

 
 
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