Taking Flight—The Dream Becomes Reality
Lecture no. 29 from the course: The Industrial Revolution
Taught by Professor Patrick N. Allitt | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Experience the birth of aviation when two bicycle repairmen from Ohio took off from a beach near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Discover what experiments in flight preceded the Wright brothers—including lighter-than-air zeppelins—and look at the effect aviation had in the years leading up to World War I.