Resources

The following selected links provide information on the Wright brothers, Wright Brothers National Memorial, First Flight Centennial review, and other aviation-related topics.

FOR TEACHERS- Classroom Materials       Reading Materials       Field Trips

Timeline of Flight (Library of Congress)

The Fantasy of Flight Through the Decades (Library of Congress)

Achieving Flight (Library of Congress)

The Library of Congress

– National Park Service

– Wright Brothers National Memorial

– Wright Brothers Dayton Aviation Trail

– First Flight Society

– Smithsonian Air & Space Museum

– Wright State University

– East Carolina University

– United States Air Force (USAF)

– National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)

– Outer Banks History Center

Best Books

The Bishop Boys, by Dr. Tom Crouch

The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age,  by Dr. Tom Crouch and Dr. Peter Jakab

Wind and Sand,  by Lynanne Wescott and Paula Degen

The Published Writings of Wilbur and Orville Wright, Edited by Dr. Peter Jakab and Rick Young

The Wright Brothers , A biography by Fred G. Kelley

Wilbur and Orville: A Biography of the Wright Brothers, by Fred Howard

Wings of Opportunity: The Wright Brothers in Montgomery, Alabama, 1910 by Julie Hedgepeth Williams

Miracle at Kitty Hawk: The Letters of Wilbur and Orville Wright, edited by Fred Kelly

Kill Devil Hill: Discovering the Secret of the Wright Brothers, by Harry Combs

The Papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright, edited by Marvin McFarland

On Great White Wings: The Wright Brothers and the Race for Flight, by Fred E. C. Culik and Spencer Dunmore

First Flight: The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Airplane by T.A. Heppenheimer

First in Flight: The Wright Brothers in North Carolina, Stephen Kirk

The Wright Brothers, by Michael Martin

The Papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright: including the Chanute-Wright letters in the Papers of Octave Chanute. New York, Edited by Marvin McFarland

The Wright Brothers: The Birth of Modern Aviation, by Anna Sproule