What Was The First Airplane Invented?
When you think of the first airplane invented, who or what do you think about? Most people think about the Wright Brothers. And, December 17, 1903 is the day to remember. That was the day that Orville won the toss of the coin. He made the first successful powered flight in history! The place was Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The Wright Brothers’ dream of inventing a flying machine had come true. It began when Orville was 7 and Wilbur was 11 years old. Their father, Bishop Milton Wright, gave them a toy helicopter, which started them down their road to being famous inventors. Their parents helped them achieve their dream of designing the first airplane invented. Their mother, Susan K. Wright, was good with mechanical things. She had attended college in Indiana, which was rare during those times as very few women went to college. She was very good in both math and science classes, which she passed along to her boys. Orville and Wilbur still wanted to know everything about flight as they we