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Orville Wright

Orville Wright (August 19, 1871January 30, 1948) , was an American inventors, and aviation pioneer who was credited, with inventing and building the world's first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight, on December 17, 1903.


  • We came down here for wind and sand, and we have got them.
    • Orville Wright, 1903; attributed by Peter Hummers in Outer Banks Onstage.[[Category:Inventors]