Orville Wright's Redemption: The Story Behind the First Military Airplane
Orville Wright's Redemption: The Story Behind the First Military Airplane
WhenWednesday, November 13, 2019, 6:45 – 8:15 PM
CategoriesAfter Five
SponsorSmithsonian Associates
VenueS. Dillon Ripley Center
Event LocationS. Dillon Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Dr SW, Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit),
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Aviation writer and filmmaker Paul Glenshaw screens rare reconstructed film footage from 1909 as he traces how the Wright Brothers persuaded the U.S. Army that the future of combat was airborne. That story also reflects a pivotal confluence of emerging technologies that would shape much of the 20th century: the airplane and the motion picture.

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