This coming December 17th will be the 100 year anniversary since Orville Wright (one of the famous Wright brothers) flew 120 feet (36.5m) in 12 seconds to record the first manned flight Experience. It is by far one the most important events in aviation.
As preparations for the historic event takes place, no one can exactly recreate the same flight . This feels a little odd to me somehow – even 100 years later?
It is incredible though, when we think just how much has happened and been invented in the last 100 years, the paperclip, the typewriter, aspirin, the vacuum cleaner, tear gas.
Here’s a little walkthrough of the technologies invented at the same time first flight took place.