Wilbur Wright
Wilbur Wright
Wilbur Wright
Wilbur Wright
Wilbur Wright

Wilbur Wright

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Birthday
1, 2003 (age 14)
Birthplace
Beverly Hills, CA

Wilbur Wright About

Co-inventor and co-pilot of the first successful airplane, which he called a "flying machine." His and his brother Orville 's planes were later used in WWI and set the stage for modern aviation.

Wilbur Wright Before Fame

He was an athletic child and lost his two front teeth in a hockey accident.

Wilbur Wright Trivial Things

His famous flight occurred on December 17, 1903 at a North Carolina beach.

Wilbur Wright Family Life

He was the older of the two Wright Brothers. Neither he nor his brother Orville ever married.

Wilbur Wright Associated With

He and his brother formed the Curtiss-Wright Corporation with Glenn Curtiss .