DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 107: (b) Wright Brothers & the Invention of the Aerial Age:
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Description of Subject Matter: The Wright Brothers & the Invention of the Aerial Age
October 14, 2022 – Permanent
The invention of the airplane by Wilbur and Orville Wright is one of the great stories in American history. The Wright brothers’ invention not only solved a long-studied technical problem, but helped create an entirely new world.
The Wright Brothers & the Invention of the Aerial Age exhibition explores who Wilbur and Orville Wright were, what they achieved and how they did it, and how the world first reacted to their revolutionary invention. At the center of the story and the heart of the gallery is the 1903 Wright Flyer, one of the most iconic artifacts in the Smithsonian’s collection.
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