The Wright Brothers: How They Invented the Airplane Topics for Discussion

Russell Freedman
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Otto Lilienthal was a major inspiration to the Wright brothers. Who was Otto Lilienthal? What did he invent? What was special about his work? What was the name of Lilienthal's book? How did Lilienthal inspire the brothers? What happened to Lilienthal?

Another inspiration to the Wright brothers was Octave Chanute. Who was Octave Chanute? What did he invent? What was special about his work? What was the name of Chanute's book? How did Chanute inspire the brothers? How did Chanute become an important part of the tests at Kitty Hawk? Explain.

As the Wright brothers' success grew, so did their business. While the thriving business presented many opportunities, it also presented many problems. List each of the opportunities presented to the Wright brothers after the success at Kitty Hawk and then again after inventing the first powered airplane. Also list the legal and other...

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