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Wright Brothers

111th anniversary of flight to be celebrated in NC

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The First Flight Society and the National Park Service are marking the 111th anniversary of the first powered flight by Orville and Wilbur Wright with several events in Kill Devil Hills. Full story...
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Wright brothers' mechanic honored at Ohio museum

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The man who built the engine for Orville and Wilbur Wright's first powered aircraft has finally gotten his due. It was Charles Taylor - a mechanic in the brothers' Dayton bicycle shop - who built the engine for the airplane that first took flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, on Dec. 17, 1903. Full story...
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Billy Graham, Michael Jordan lead list of most admired North Carolinians

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videoEvangelist Billy Graham and basketball great Michael Jordan top a recent survey of most admired people with North Carolina ties. Full story...
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