Related to Wright Orville: Wilbur and Orville Wright
Wilbur and Orville Wright
Wright, Orville 1871-1948.
American aviation pioneer who with his brother Wilbur (1867-1912) invented the airplane. On December 17, 1903, near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, they made the first controlled, sustained flights in a powered heavier-than-air vehicle.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.