Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
Wright Brothers First Flight Anniversary Today!  
User currently offlineFXramper From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 7247 posts, RR: 85
Posted (6 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 2206 times:
Support Airliners.net - become a First Class Member!

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/95/Wrightflyer.jpg/800px-Wrightflyer.jpg

First flight of the Wright Flyer I, December 17, 1903, Orville piloting, Wilbur running at wing tip. Photo by John T. Daniels of the Kill Devil Hills Life Saving Station, using Orville's tripod-mounted camera.

Hats off for them making our obsession possible!  yes   bigthumbsup 

5 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31679 posts, RR: 56
Reply 1, posted (6 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 2173 times:

Don't forget "Charles taylor" Too.

regds
MEL



Think of the brighter side!
User currently offlineSomeone83 From Norway, joined Sep 2006, 3365 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (6 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 2166 times:

....and the anniversary for the first over-booking, as Wilbur was denied boarding Wink

User currently offlineVS239 From Hong Kong, joined Jul 2006, 75 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (6 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 2159 times:

And his baggage ended up in San Diego.......  spin 


Who...me??
User currently offlineHOOB747 From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 438 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (6 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 2101 times:

Most famous picture of all-time, in my opinion. It tells so much, where we were coming from and where we would go. Beautiful.


747 Number One Fan from U.S.A
User currently offlineJcavinato From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 520 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (6 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 2075 times:

In the SCE airport there is a plaque with an inscription about a woman who witnessed this first flight. She and her parents had a house in Kill Devil Hills. Many years later she was visiting her grand daughter (who now lives in State College, PA) while they sat and watched the first moon landing and man walking on the moon. Amazing how in just almost seventy years this much advanced.

Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
737: First Flight 9th April 1967 - 40 Years Today! posted Mon Apr 9 2007 12:02:48 by Kaitak
AIC 777LR First Flight Today! posted Tue Feb 6 2007 11:23:08 by PEET7G
10 Years Today Since My First Flight posted Mon Jul 10 2006 20:28:59 by Christeljs
19 Year Old's Airline - First Flight Today posted Mon Nov 7 2005 13:52:58 by Joshdean
Now Three A-380s Flying; F-WXXL First Flight Today posted Thu Nov 3 2005 23:58:53 by MEA-707
Westjet First Flight To SAN Today! posted Thu Jun 2 2005 08:09:21 by Coronado990
777LR First Flight Today? posted Tue Mar 8 2005 19:25:15 by Africawings
Australian Airlines First Flight Today posted Sun Oct 27 2002 03:06:49 by VirginFlyer
Were The Wright Brothers Really The First? posted Thu Apr 11 2002 03:09:11 by Radarbeam
75th Anniversary Of First Flight Out Of ATL posted Sun Sep 16 2001 17:18:56 by Hartsfieldboy