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Things you might not know about the Wright brothers

  • Thanks to a coin toss, Orville was the first brother airborne.
  • A toy launched their flying obsession.
  • Neither brother received a high school diploma.
  • The Wright brothers once printed a daily newspaper together.
  • Both the brothers never married.
  • The Wright brothers flew together just one time.
  • After the first day airborne, the 1903 Wright Flyer never flew again.
  • Orville was involved in the first fatal aviation accident.
  • For decades, Orville refused to donate the Wright Flyer to the Smithsonian Institution.
  • Neil Armstrong carried a piece of the Wright Flyer with him to the moon.
  • To know more about the Wright Brothers refer the link.

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