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The History of Flight: Electronic Resources

This is a collection of electronic resources (websites, software, etc.) covering the history of flight. A separate collection of Print Resources is also available.

Key: E = Elementary (K-5), I = Intermediate (6-8), HS = High School (9-12), C = College, G = General Public

Starting Points

The Wonder of Flight from Boeing. (E, I, HS, C, G)
URL: http://www.boeing.com/companyoffices/aboutus/wonder_of_flight/index.html
K-8 Aeronautics Internet Textbook from National Business Aviation Association. (E, I)
URL: http://wings.avkids.com/
Flights of Inspiration from Franklin Institute Science Museum. (E, I, HS)
URL: http://www.fi.edu/flights/
Re-Living the Wright Way from U. S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. (E, I, HS, C, G)
URL: http://wright.nasa.gov/
The Wright Brothers: The Invention of the Aerial Age from U. S. National Air and Space Museum. (E, I, HS, C, G)
URL: http://www.nasm.si.edu/wrightbrothers/
Black Wings: African American Pioneer Aviators. (E, I, G)
URL: http://www.nasm.si.edu/interact/blackwings/
Flight-History.com. from Ghosts of Aviation, Inc. (I, HS, C, G)
URL: http://www.flight-history.com/
AeroFiles!. from Aerofiles. (I, HS, C, G)
Welcome to the Internet's most comprehensive, non-commercial, free-access site dedicated solely to the presentation and preservation of the history of American aircraft and aviation. Categories on this web site include: Features Page, Aircraft, Powerplants, The Military, Chronology, Civil Registrations 1927-1946, Approved Type Certificates, Air Lines, Air Museums, Films and TV, Aeroforum, Organizations, and External Links.
URL: http://www.aerofiles.com/
Aeronautics: An Educator's Guide with Activities in Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education. from Utah State University. (E, I, HS)
Part of the Teacher Link web site (http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/), this educator guide explains basic aeronautical concepts, provides a background in the history of aviation, and sets them within the context of the flight environment (atmosphere, airports, and navigation).
URL: http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlnasa/units/Aeronautics/index.html
Learning to Fly: The Wright Brothers' Adventure. (E, I, HS)
This NASA educator guide has excellent background information about Wilbur and Orville Wright. The guide contains student activity pages and templates for building the 1900, 1901, and 1902 Gliders and the 1903 Flyer.
URL: http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlnasa/units/LearningtoFly/index.html
Aeronautics Learning Laboratory for Science, Technology, and Research (ALLSTAR) Network. from Florida International University. (I, HS, C)
Covers history, principles and careers in aeronautics and aviation education at three reading levels. A teacher's section includes program objectives, expected outcomes, and national science standards. Admin/Tools includes FAQs on research, principles of flight, web access, history of aviation, and careers.
URL: http://www.allstar.fiu.edu/
AIAA Evolution of Flight. from American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. (I, HS, C, G)
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of flight, AIAA launched the Evolution of Flight, a campaign to recognize the passionate men and women who have challenged history and defined aerospace achievement -- who are shaping the future while improving life on Earth. Through the campaign, AIAA and its partners, will celebrate the legacy of flight, encourage new talent, and lay the groundwork for the next 100 years of innovation in aviation and space technology. We hope you will use this site to celebrate the centennial of flight as well as learn about the men and women who made it possible.
URL: http://flight100.org/index.cfm
History of Flight. (I, HS, C, G)
Includes a timeline for the history of flight, history of flight from around the world, pioneer profiles, and a history of helicopter flight.
URL: http://www.flight100.org/history_intro.html
AIAA Wright Flyer Project. from American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. (I, HS, C, G)
"Honoring the Wright Brothers by researching, building, and flying a modern representation of the 1903 Wright Flyer." One of the most exhilarating experiences in human history occurred on December 17, 1903 -- a man first flew in a powered, controllable airplane. The Los Angeles Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics has taken the challenge to repeat that event. We have built a precise replica for the purpose of acquiring thorough full scale aerodynamic data from tests in the NASA Ames Research Center 80 x 120 foot wind tunnel at Moffet Field, Mt. View, CA,. The data will make practical a more stable near-replica which can be flown with confidence and can thereby recreate the thrilling sight of man's first powered, controlled flight.
URL: http://www.wrightflyer.org/
AvKids.com. from National Business Aviation Association. (E)
AvKids is a program designed to educate elementary school students about the benefits of business aviation to the community and the career opportunities available to them in the business aviation industry. AvKids can help transform a child's flights of fancy into a fun educational experience that may lead to a rewarding career path. Teachers can receive free materials about the Wright Brothers and the science of flight to celebrate the Centennial of Flight. Many of these materials, including the AvKids Activity Guide, have been created by teachers and conform with the National Standards of Learning.
URL: http://www.avkids.com/
Beginner's Guide to Aerodynamics. from U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. (E, I, HS)
At this Web site you can study aerodynamics at your own pace and to your own level of interest. Some of the topics included are: Newton's basic equations of motion; the motion of a free falling object, that neglects the effects of aerodynamics; the terminal velocity of a falling object subject to both weight and air resistance; the three forces (lift, drag, and weight) that act on a glider; and finally, the four forces that act on a powered airplane. Because aerodynamics involves both the motion of the object and the reaction of the air, there are several pages devoted to basic gas properties and how those properties change through the atmosphere. This site was prepared at NASA Glenn by the Learning Technologies Project (LTP) (http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K-12/) to provide background information on basic aerodynamics as teaching aids for math and science teachers.
URL: http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K-12/airplane/bga.html
Celebrating the Centennial of Flight. from U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. (E, HS, C, G)
In 2003, America will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Wright Brothers' first flight at Kitty Hawk with a fully controlled, powered aircraft. The Centennial of Flight Commission is overseeing and coordinating the national celebrations, which are collectively entitled, "Centennial of Flight: Born of Dreams -- Inspired by Freedom." The NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, OH, will celebrate the centennial of flight by showcasing the Center's contributions to powered flight from the past, in the present, and into the future.
URL: http://centennial.grc.nasa.gov/
Chasing the Sun: The History of Commercial Aviation Seen Through the Eyes of its Innovators. from PBS. (I, HS, C, G)
Take a nonstop tour of aviation history. Learn about important planes and the innovators who created them, or check out a timeline.
URL: http://www.pbs.org/kcet/chasingthesun/
Countdown to Kitty Hawk. from Experimental Aviation Association. (I, HS, C, G)
Centennial Information
EAA's Countdown to Kitty Hawk is a centennial celebration of the Wright brothers' first powered flight -- an innovation that forever changed our world. Led by EAA, presented by Ford Motor Company, and supported by Microsoft Flight Simulator and Eclipse Aviation, this yearlong series of inspirational events honors the innovation and determination it takes to make world-changing dreams a reality. Countdown to Kitty Hawk features an interactive touring pavilion and the world's most-accurate 1903 Wright brother's first flight at Kitty Hawk, N.C., on December 17, 2003 -- exactly 100 years later.
URL: http://www.countdowntokittyhawk.com/
Experimental Aviation Association. (I, HS, C, G)
EAA, the Experimental Aircraft Association, is a growing and diverse organization of members with a wide range of aviation interests and backgrounds. EAA was founded in 1953 by a group of individuals in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, who were interested in building their own airplanes. Through the decades, the organization expanded its mission to include antiques, classics, warbirds, aerobatic aircraft, ultralights, helicopters and contemporary manufactured aircraft. This site contains an extensive set of web links to aviation education and to other aviation web sites.
URL: http://www.eaa.org/
Federal Aviation Administration – Aviation and Space Education Outreach Program: Educator's Corner. from U. S. Federal Aviation Administration. (E, I, HS)
Contains activities for kids, including a Orville and Wilbur curriculum guide and coloring book; curriculum guides for teachers; plus “The Wright Stuff: Celebrating the Centennial of Flight.”
URL: http://www.faa.gov/education/educorn.cfm
First Flight Society. (I, HS, C, G)
In 1926, a group of forward-thinking North Carolina Outer Bankers began an effort to preserve the original site of the Wright brothers' flights of December 17, 1903. The group organized formally in 1927 as the Kill Devil Hills Memorial Association and set about their task of acquiring the sandy stretch of dunes where the Wrights made four historic flights on that day. In 1928, the Kill Devil Hills Memorial Association initiated the construction of the now-famous landmark monument. In 1966, the Kill Devil Hills Memorial Association was rekindled as the newly incorporated First Flight Society. A keystone of the Society's work today is the close support it offers the Park Service at the Wright Brothers National Memorial.
URL: http://www.firstflight.org/
First Flight Shrine. (I, HS, C, G)
The Shrine honors those individuals and groups that have achieved significant "firsts" in aviation's development.
URL: http://www.firstflight.org/shrine.cfm
Flight Gallery, Science Museum in London. from Science Museum, London. (E, I, HS, G)
Amy Johnson's Gypsy Moth, Edward Purkis Frost's 1902 'ornithopter' (a flapping-wing machine made of willow, silk and feathers), and the world's first successful jet aircraft are all on display in the Science Museum's flight gallery. This web site includes online exhibit of aircraft, aero engines, a history of light, people, gallery floor plan, and views of the gallery at the Science Museum.
URL: http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/on-line/flight/index.asp
Flight-History.com. from Ghosts of Aviation, Inc. (I, HS, C, G)
Flight-History is dedicated to developing an extensive on-line archive of aviation history. The photo and story archives are not exclusive to any one country or type of aircraft. We are committed to providing tools for aviation enthusiasts to contribute to the site. The archives focus on the pre-jet era for now. In time we will extend the archive to the jet era and space. This site also contains an extensive list of links to aviation museums. Flight-History is a division of Ghosts of Aviation Inc., which is located in Calgary, AB, Canada.
URL: http://www.flight-history.com/
Flights of Inspiration. from Franklin Institute Science Museum. (E, I, HS)
Find out about the Wright brothers, the pioneers of powered flight, and John Alcock & Arthur Whitten Brown, who made the first non-stop transatlantic flight. Created by the Franklin Institute Science Museum and the Science Museum, London in affiliation with the Science Learning Network, a program of Unisys and leading science museums, worldwide.
URL: http://www.fi.edu/flights/
Historic Wings: The Online Magazine of Aviation for Pilots and Aviators. from Thomas Van Hare. (I, HS, C, G)
Historic Wings is an online aviation magazine featuring stories from the past and present. Includes photos and features on a variety of topics. HW is a production of Thomas Van Hare and features a full range of articles and our ever-popular veterans and aircraft flight forums.
URL: http://www.historicwings.com/
Inventing Flight Dayton 2003. from Dayton Daily News. (I, HS, C, G)
Founded in 1989, Inventing Flight: Dayton 2003 is charged with promoting aviation, the Wright Brothers, and especially Dayton, Ohio's role in the birth and future of flight. The Wright Brothers' example reminds us that genius is not predestined, and that conventional roads don't lead to new worlds. Inventing Flight: Dayton 2003 will celebrate expanding the boundaries of human experience via new discoveries with a yearlong tribute to the amazing determination and ingenuity of these two pioneers. Includes an excellent set of aviation links.
URL: http://www.inventingflight.com/index.php
K-8 Aeronautics Internet Textbook. from National Business Aviation Association. (E, I)
Includes principles of aeronautics, lesson plans, curriculum bridges, and activities. This textbook is written for beginner, intermediate, and advanced reading levels. A Spanish version is also available. Includes guides for teachers as well as scientists and engineers who have been asked to visit the classroom.
URL: http://wings.avkids.com/
Let's Fly! Boeing's Kids Page. from Boeing. (E)
Printout coloring pages, mazes, word games, cutouts, and connect the dots about airplanes, helicopters, and space vehicles.
URL: http://www.boeing.com/companyoffices/aboutus/kids/
Museum of Aviation. (E, I, HS, C, G)
Located in Middle Georgia, the Robins Air Force Base Museum of Aviation is the second largest museum of the United States Air Force. Take a virtual tour, view images from the aircraft collection, or check out educational activities and resources.
URL: http://www.museumofaviation.org/home.htm
Museum of Flight in Seattle. from Museum of Flight. (I, HS, C, G)
The Museum of Flight's collection of aerospace artifacts is the largest and most comprehensive in the western United States, holding true to the Museum's mission to "acquire, preserve, and exhibit historically significant air and space artifacts which provide a foundation for scholarly research and lifelong learning programs that inspire an interest in and understanding of science, technology, and the humanities."
URL: http://www.museumofflight.org/index.html
National Aviation Hall of Fame. from National Aviation Hall of Fame. (E, I, HS, C, G)
The National Aviation Hall of Fame is a non-profit organization founded in 1962 and chartered by the U.S. Congress in 1964 to honor America's air and space pioneers. Contains biographical information covering the Early Years, WWI, Golden Age, WWII, Jet Age, and Space Age. The education resources section focusing on how "Black Americans Helped Conquer the Skies" includes web links and lists of books for more information.
URL: http://www.nationalaviation.org/
Photographs Taken by the Wright Brothers of Aviation Experiments, Home, and Family. from Library of Congress. (E, I, HS, C, G)
Contains 303 images of prints from glass plates negatives. This site also includes background information and related collections and sources.
URL: http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/coll/236_wright.html
Re-Living the Wright Way. from U. S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. (E, I, HS, C, G)
This web site details the invention of powered flight by Orville and Wilbur Wright. The resource is developed and maintained by NASA to commemorate the 100th anniversary of flight, and features a wealth of historic photographs and details. Includes an excellent collection of web links to lesson plans, simulations, presentations, and activities about the Wright Brothers. This site also includes biographical materials and an index of aerodynamics pages.
URL: http://wright.nasa.gov/
San Diego Aerospace Museum. from San Diego Aerospace Museum. (E, I, HS, C, G)
The mission of the San Diego Aerospace Museum, a non-profit institution, is to provide for the public an educational, scientific and cultural institution devoted to the history of aviation and space flight. Take a virtual tour. Be sure to check out the Education section which includes Teacher Resources (e.g. Kids History of Flight, Teacher's History of Flight) and student activities. Also contains a nice set of web links about aviation and aviation museums.
URL: http://www.aerospacemuseum.org/
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. from Smithsonian Institution. (E, I, HS, C, G)
The Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum (NASM) maintains the largest collection of historic air and spacecraft in the world. It is also a vital center for research into the history, science, and technology of aviation and space flight. Located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., the Museum has hundreds of artifacts on display including the original Wright 1903 Flyer, the "Spirit of St. Louis," Apollo 11 command module, and a Lunar rock sample that visitors can touch.
URL: http://www.nasm.si.edu/
Educational Services | Online Learning. (E, I, G)
URL: http://www.nasm.si.edu/nasm/edu/activity.html
Black Wings: African American Pioneer Aviators. (E, I, G)
URL: http://www.nasm.si.edu/interact/blackwings/hstory/index.html
Exploring the Planets. (E, I, G)
URL: http://www.nasm.si.edu/ceps/etp/
How Things Fly: An Exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum. (E, I)
URL: http://www.nasm.si.edu/exhibitions/gal109/gal109.html
Science activities you can do at home:
Is Air Really There?. (E, I)
Without air, balloons, birds and airplanes couldn't fly. But since you can't taste, see, or often even feel air, how can you prove to yourself that it's really there? Maybe you're convinced that air is stuff, but does it have weight? If so, how much?
URL: http://www.nasm.si.edu/exhibitions/gal109/LESSONS/TEXT/AIRREAL.HTM
Free Fall. (E, I)
Our heroes are in a dilemma. They've been kidnapped and locked in identical rooms and left with only a radio and three science experiments. One of the rooms is falling down an enormous mine shaft, while the other is in deep space. Their captors have promised to release them if they can tell which is which. Try their three experiments - will your findings help them?
URL: http://www.nasm.si.edu/exhibitions/gal109/LESSONS/TEXT/FREEFALL.HTM
Full of Hot Air. (E, I)
Helium and hot-air balloons float in air, but how? What holds them up? Is floating a type of flying?
URL: http://www.nasm.si.edu/exhibitions/gal109/LESSONS/TEXT/HOTAIR.HTM
Look Mom, No Wings!. (E, I)
Do you ever dream of being able to fly? The good news is, you probably can! The bad news is that you can't fly very high or stay up very long.
URL: http://www.nasm.si.edu/exhibitions/gal109/LESSONS/TEXT/LOOK.HTM
Bernoulli Brain-Teasers. (E, I)
To pilots, "lift" means the way that air holds up airplanes and other flying objects. These activities will show you how it works -- and they don't require a pilot's license
URL: http://www.nasm.si.edu/exhibitions/gal109/LESSONS/TEXT/TEASERS.HTM
Science in Your Airplane Seat. (E, I)
Why are airplane wings shaped the way they are? What can pretzels tell you about flying? Find out on your next airplane trip.
URL: http://www.nasm.si.edu/exhibitions/gal109/LESSONS/TEXT/SCIENCE.HTM
Web Sites. (E, I, HS, G)
URL: http://www.nasm.si.edu/galleries/gal109/NEWHTF/RESROOM/HOTLINKS.HTM
Educational Links. (E, I, HS, G)
URL: http://www.nasm.si.edu/help/links/edulinks.cfm
Exhibitions. (E, I, HS, C, G)
URL: http://www.nasm.si.edu/exhibitions/current.cfm
Milestones of Flight. (E, I, HS, C, G)
URL: http://www.nasm.si.edu/galleries/gal100/gal100.html
The Wright Brothers: The Invention of the Aerial Age. (E, I, HS, C, G)
URL: http://www.nasm.si.edu/wrightbrothers/
To Fly is Everything: A Virtual Museum Covering the Invention of the Airplane. from Gary Bradshaw, Mississippi State University. (I, HS, C, G)
"To Fly is Everything . . ." is a comprehensive site covering aviation history. It contains a digital library that includes numerous books and articles, mostly dating to the turn of the century. A photo gallery contains video clips of early craft in flight, and numerous photographs of early planes. The Tale of the Aeroplane provides a brief account of how the airplane was invented. The plane database provides details on several early craft. Our inventor's gallery contains a description of various personalities who worked in the field.
URL: http://invention.psychology.msstate.edu/air_main.shtml
U. S. Air Force. Centennial of Flight 1903-2003. from Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs Office, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. (I, HS, C, G)
Contains information, news, links, and educational resources related to the centennial of flight.
URL: http://www.centennialofflight.af.mil/index.shtml
U. S. Centennial of Flight Commission. from U. S. Centennial of Flight Commission. (I, HS, C, G)
On Dec. 17, 1903, at 10:35 a.m., two brothers driven by tenacity, creativity and courage completed the world's first successful powered, heavier-than-air flight at Kill Devil Hills, N.C. for a 12-second, 120-foot journey. The Wright brothers accomplished what people had only imagined since the beginning of time. The national "Centennial of Flight: Born of Dreams -- Inspired by Freedom" celebration commemorates this achievement and 100 years of aviation history. Our Centennial Partners are planning everything from cross-country tours to air shows and exhibitions, seminars and television specials. Use our Web site to access the most up-to-date information on celebration activity as well as the most comprehensive collection of outstanding educational essays, multimedia and links regarding the history of flight.
URL: http://www.centennialofflight.gov/index.cfm
Women in Aviation Resource Center. from Black Hawk Publishing. (I, HS, C, G)
Over 503 educational, historical, and networking resources to empower women in all aspects of aviation.
URL: http://www.women-in-aviation.com/
The Wonder of Flight. from Boeing. (E, I, HS, C, G)
Contains two modules: How Do Things Fly and A Century of Discovery. Learn how birds, dragonflies, hot air baloons, and airplanes able to fly. Learn about dreamers who made a difference. Includes Milestones in Flight (http://www.boeing.com/companyoffices/aboutus/wonder_of_flight/timeline.html).
URL: http://www.boeing.com/companyoffices/aboutus/wonder_of_flight/index.html
Wright Again. from National Business Aviation Association. (E, I, HS)
Cislunar Aerospace, in partnership with The Franklin Institute Science Museum, is pleased to present "Wright Again," a project that celebrates the work and achievements of Wilbur and Orville Wright. "Wright Again" invites elementary, middle, and high school students to follow the technical development of the first successful powered airplane -- the 1903 Wright Flyer. Although many Wright Brothers web sites exist, the content is typically historical in nature. "Wright Again" is unique -- the project virtually re-creates the development and construction of the Wright Flyer on the Web. The project follows the progress of the Wrights day by day, explaining the successes and setbacks from a scientific perspective as well as historical. Issues include aerodynamics, propulsion, control, and structural design.
URL: http://wings.avkids.com/Book/Wright/
The Wright Brothers. from The Franklin Institute Online. (E, I, HS, G)
This site contains in-flight film footage, links to historical artifacts (e.g. 2-D and 3-D objects related to the Wright Brothers), and education resources.
URL: http://www.fi.edu/wright/index.html
Wright Brothers Aeroplane Company and Museum of Pioneer Aviation. from The Wright Brothers Aeroplane Company. (E, I, HS, C, G)
The Wright Brothers Aeroplane Company and Museum of Pioneer Aviation is a forum for early aviation historians and enthusiasts, a living document that grows and evolves. Virtual exhibits in the Museum are organized into four sections: History Wing, Adventure Wing, The Information Desk, and Outreach Programs.
URL: http://www.first-to-fly.com/
Wright Brothers @ the Libraries. from Wright State University. (HS, C, G)
Wright State University Library contains 6,000 items from the Wright estate. This includes over 200 technical books, journals, and pamphlets accumulated by the brothers, family records and diaries, and copy photographs made from the original glass plate negatives. A full description of materials, a searchable catalog of photographs, Centennial activities, as well as Wright Brothers links and a bibliography of Wright Brothers Sources for children and adults is available on this web site. In addition, the Archives at Wright State University Library has over 70 other manuscript collections relating to the history of flight.
URL: http://www.libraries.wright.edu/special/
Flying Machines: A 1909 Postcard Exhibit. (HS, C, G)
These digital reproductions of vintage French aviation postcards are from the Charles Lewis Collection in Dunbar Library’s Special Collections and Archives.
URL: http://www.libraries.wright.edu/exhibits/postcards/
The Wright Brothers National Memorial. from U. S. National Park Service. (E, I, HS, C, G)
The first successful sustained powered flights in a heavier-than-air machine were made here by Wilbur and Orville Wright on December 17, 1903. A 60-foot granite monument dedicated in 1932, is perched atop 90-foot tall Kill Devil Hill commemorating the achievement of these two visionaries from Dayton, Ohio. A visit should include touring the museum exhibits, participating in a ranger conducted program, touring the reconstructed camp buildings and first flight trail area, and a climb up Kill Devil Hill to view the memorial pylon.
URL: http://www.nps.gov/wrbr/
The Wright Brothers in Photographs Collection. from OhioLINK Digital Media Center. (E, I, HS, C, G)
The Wright Brothers in Photographs Collection, is hosted by the History & Archival Collections database of the OhioLINK Digital Media Center (DMC). This collection of digital images from Wright State University Libraries' Wright Brothers Collection provides thorough coverage of the Wrights' early inventive period documenting their experimental gliders and flight testing in both North Carolina and Ohio. The content posted to date also provides a valuable record of their home life, camp life, and the flora and fauna of the Outer Banks 100 years ago. The project is ongoing and more images will be added whenever possible.
URL: http://worlddmc.ohiolink.edu/History/Login
The Wright Experience. (I, HS, C, G)
Celebrating the achievements of Wilbur and Orville Wright, the Wright Experience is researching, reconstructing, testing, analyzing, and documenting authentic full-scale reproductions of the Wright Brothers' developmental aircraft and engines.
URL: http://www.wrightexperience.com/index.htm
Wright Flyer Online. from U. S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. (E, I, HS, C, G)
Learn about a full-sized replica of the 1903 Wright Flyer. Students can follow the trailing vortex as it is tested in a NASA wind tunnel.
URL: http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/aero/wright/
The Wright Stuff: A BPS Documentary Transcript. from PBS. (I, HS, C, G)
Part of The American Experience series, this 1996 show on the Wright brothers was hosted by David McCullough.
URL: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/wright/transcript.html
The Wright Way. from U. S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. (E, I, HS)
Learn about the development of the first manned, powered flight from its conception through research and experimentation, to success and beyond. This website features facts, lesson plans, simulations, activities, and contains information on how to participate in the Centennial of Flight Celebration.
URL: http://wright.nasa.gov/
Yahooligans! - Science and Nature: Machines: Airplanes and Flying: History of Flight. (E, I)
URL: http://www.yahooligans.com/Science_and_Nature/Machines/Airplanes_and_Flying/History_of_Flight/

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