Tag: Wright brothers

The Old Man And The Sea

There’s nothing like an unqualified pummelling to inspire a practical respect for the power of nature. I thought about that as I lay curled in a fetal position on the hotel bed, enduring waves of nausea and wanting nothing more than to drift off into unconsciousness. “Are you alright?” asked my wife, and I assured..

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First in Flight

  We Ohioans like to claim Wilbur and Orville Wright as our own, and why not?  They began their pioneering aviation work in Dayton, birthplace of Orville and the final resting place for both brothers.  Their Wright Flyer III  was built and flown in Ohio.  We’ve honored them with the establishment of Wright-Patterson Air Force..

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