Animated Hero Classics: Successful Flight
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  • History → History of Aviation → Wright Brothers
  • History → History of Aviation → Wright Flyer

In Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright are ready for their first attempt at powered flight. The two brothers take turns piloting the plane during different trial runs. They eventually fly their powered airplane successfully for 59 seconds.

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  1. How did the Wright brothers decide who would fly first?
  2. How fast did the Wright brothers' plane fly?
  3. How long did the Wright brothers' plane stay airborne?

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    identify the accomplishments of notable individuals in the fields of science and technology, includi...
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    compare the effects of scientific discoveries and technological innovations that have influenced dai...
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    The student understands the influence of scientific discoveries, technological innovations, and the ...
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