Aviation—The “Wright” Time for Flight
Lecture no. 26 from the course: Understanding the Inventions That Changed the World
Taught by Professor W. Bernard Carlson | 26 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
The story of aviation has one of the most important lessons in understanding great inventions—that social or political circumstances are as important for an invention’s success as the technology itself. Trace the development of aviation from the Wright brothers’ flight at Kitty Hawk through the jet age.