Orville and Wilbur Wright and The Airplane

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Orville and Wilbur Wright were born four years apart Orville was born August 19, 1871 in Dayton, Ohio and Wilbur Wright was born April 16, 1867 in Millville, Indiana. They were two of seven children to a bishop of a church that traveled quite a bit. It was on one of those travels that he brought them a toy helicopter to play with. They have said that this toy began their love of flight and encouraged them to learn more. They disappointingly died in (Wilbur) 1948 and (Orville) 1912, but not before changing the face of aviation. Even though the renowned Orville and Wilbur Wright are not with us anymore, their heroic go-getting attitude still shines in many modern inventions and innovations. I believe that the Wright brothers are heroes of avian, industrial advancements and have symbolic importance because they were the first ones to build and fly a controllable heavier than air craft. They also symbolize how you can do something great without traditional continuing education. First, you can thank Orville and Wilbur Wright for that plane ride to California or the present that you had to ship to Germany for whatever reason. Orville and Wilbur Wright painstakingly changed how fast goods, ideas, and people converged and traveled. For example, the Wright Brothers are why you see such a diverse and cultured crowd down the streets of New York City. Also, they are the reason why there are Chinese food places in America and McDonalds in China. The Wright Brothers helped people do many things, including having fun flying at leisure times, having ease and comfort in travels, and saving lives through Star Flight and rescue planes. It is for these reasons that we see their heroic nature. The Wright brothers haven’t just created an old flyin... ... middle of paper ... ...whatever they could do to build and fly this amazing contraption. This is why they are considered heroes. Like the men that traveled to the moon, they made the impossible possible. At that time, their miniscule 200 to 800 foot flight was compared to the exciting scientific advancement of the lunar landing. Small town Orville and Wilbur Wright are heroes, not due to an elaborate education, but ambition and the desire to find answers to the impossible. They give people hope that makes them keep going-keep pushing on to find those answers. They show that even if you come from a poor educational background, you can still do something amazing and world-shattering with your life. We have discovered that both Orville and Wilbur Wright are not only symbolically heroic, but also play a huge role in the aviation industry and how far it has come. They are definitely heroes.

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