Category Archives: Wright Brothers

Upcoming Event: ‘First in Flight’ film showing on Aug. 16

A special showing of the 30-minute American Film Institute movie, “First in Flight,” examining the Wright brothers’ relationship and the impact of Wilbur’s death, will be held on Friday, Aug. 16, from noon-1:00 on the Dunbar Library 4th floor, room 441. … Continue reading

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Sorry we missed you, Dr. Tyson!

As you may have heard, the famous astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is speaking tonight at Wright State University (7:00 p.m. in the Nutter Center’s McLin Gym). It had been widely known for months that Dr. Tyson would be visiting WSU. But what … Continue reading

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Feb. 12-13, 1903: Wright Brothers tested 1903 motor

On this day 110 years ago – February 12-13, 1903 — Wilbur and Orville Wright, along with their mechanic Charles Taylor, completed and began testing the 1903 motor. The motor’s body and frame cracked during the tests, and it was determined … Continue reading

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