The Wright Brothers are inspired by a toy helicopter they recived as a gift.
The Wright family moves to Richmond Indiana where the boys take up kite flying.
The Wright brothers open their bicycle manufacturing and repair business, the Wright Cycle Company. Gave them the funds neccesarry for completing ther desires.
The Wright brothers attend an aeronotical exibit that draws their interest into the field.
Orville Wright seriously ill with typhoid fever.
While running their bicycle business, Wilbur and Orville study the problems of mechanical and human flight. After reading extensively and studying bird flight and Lilienthal's work, the brothers are convinced that human flight is possible and decide to conduct some experiments of their own.
The Wright brothers begin expiriments flying gliders as a kite and as a man-carrying glider.
Wilbur travels to Europe to testify in a French Wright patent suit as well as to train pilots.
Wilbur Wright dies of typhoid fever in Dayton
The Wright company merges with Glenn L. Martin Company and Orville serves as chief consultant engineer.
President Wilson appoints Orville a member of National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. He serves until his death in 1948.
Orville dies of a heart attack in Dayton.