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The Wright Brothers
Franklin Institute: Orville Wright
Who was Orville Wright? This article describes the Wright Brothers scientific and inventive process as well as Orville's contributions to the science of aviation.
National Inventors Hall of Fame: Orville Wright
Find out about one of the two brothers who revolutionized transportation as we know it. This page is a biography of Orville Wright and provides information about how he and his brother Wilbur came to invent the airplane.
National Inventors Hall of Fame: Wilbur Wright
Learn more about the schooling, childhood and career of one of the pioneers of aviation: Wilbur Wright.
In this interview, Wright biographer and aeronautics historian Tom Crouch explains how a genius for engineering, perseverance, and their belief that they would succeed paid off for the Wright Brothers.
Wright Brothers: Invention of the Aerial Age
In this section from the Wright Brothers online exhibition from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, you can see a timeline of their lives and learn about the Wright Brothers.
Wright State University Libraries, The Wright Brothers in Photographs
This archival collection contains images of the Wright Brothers' early inventive period, documenting their early gliders and flight testing in both North Carolina and Ohio.
This website has a detailed biography of Wilbur and Orville Wright, with many images and details about their lives and inventions.
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