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You cannot afford to settle for less and live below your potential just because you believe the dreams of greatness you carry are impossible to be actualized.   667 more words

Guaranteeing Aeronautical Innovation: Is that Possible?

For the twentieth century no set of technological innovations are more intriguing than those associated with aviation. Perhaps no technological development in this century has more fundamentally transformed human life than the airplane, coupled with its ground support apparatus and infrastructure. 1,616 more words


Birth Of The Military Airplane

Even though the Wright Brothers had first flown an airplane on December 17, 1903, they kept their achievement a secret for a number of years, finally revealing to the world that they were indeed the inventors of heavier-than-air sustainable flight. 461 more words


Two Things Wright

I’ve been enjoying learning a little bit more about the birth of flight as I prepare for Test Pilot in a few weeks.

While most of what I’ve been learning has to do with what to sing or how to move, there are two things about… 246 more words


National Aviation Week

Celebrate the Day

National Aviation Week is celebrated during the third week of August, which also encompasses the anniversary of Orville Wright’s birth, August 19. Wright was an aviation pioneer who, together with his brother Wilbur, is credited with producing the world’s first successful airplane in 1903. 87 more words

Celebrate The Day

First Flight with the Wright Brothers

First Flight with the Wright Brothers

Alan Taylor has put together a great collection of familiar and new (to me) images of the Wright brothers’ first flights. 6 more words