The Wright Brothers First Took To The Skies 109 Years Ago Today

Today marks the anniversary of Orville and Wilbur Wright's first successful flight near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. With Orville as pilot, they were the first to give man the heavier-than-air, self-powered wings that allowed them to soar 120 ft in 12 seconds and tear Icarus a new one in the process. » 12/17/12 5:40pm 12/17/12 5:40pm