August 19 Birthday: Orville Wright. INTO THE AIR: THE STORY OF THE WRIGHT BROTHER’S FIRST FLIGHT
Orville Wright, pioneer of flight
Aug. 19, 1871-Jan. 30, 1948
Trial and error. And lots of perseverance and smarts. That’s what it took to get the first successful flying machine off the ground. Comic-book style art brings the Wright’s triumph to life.