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REVIEW: The Wright Brothers Oyster & Porter House, Borough

Before Christmas, I left my job to move on to something new.

I was surprised when, on my last day working there, I spun around in my chair and found my 12-person team gathered round me, totally silent with huge grins on their faces. 476 more words

London

Hawaizaada is set to inspire a new generation of filmgoers

Forthcoming big-screen release Hawaizaada is set to inspire a new generation of filmgoers in a tale of unwavering daring, ingenuity and glory. Releasing internationally in cinemas on  488 more words

What's Happenin'

"To Conquer the Air" by James Tobin

This was a great read – I found myself cheering at the triumph of Wilbur Wright as he navigated the Flyer around the Statue of Liberty in 1909… 334 more words

History

Dayton Aviation Heritage

It is well-known that the first ever flight (1) was made by Orville Wright on December 17, 1903, over 120 feet during 12 seconds at a field in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. 523 more words

Aerospace & Defence

Wright Brothers National Memorial Offers Fee-Free Day

Wright Brothers National Memorial will waive entry fees on Monday, January 19, 2015 in recognition of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.  Wright Brothers National Memorial will join nearly 400 other national park sites across the country in celebration of this special day as part of an effort to encourage visitors to experience the wonders of their national parks.  159 more words

Events

The Wright brothers "Thought Differently".

You probably know the Wright brothers invented the aeroplane – if you didn’t, now you know. What’s more interesting, and inspiring, about these chaps is that they were bicycle mechanics, and that both brothers dropped out of high school around grade 10. 167 more words

The Rant!

When Two Worlds Collide

Birds have dominated the earth’s airy domain for eons. We are the newcomers, having relied on them for inspiration and insights into our own species’ dreams of flight. 767 more words

Birds