Here in this southwestern Ohio city, the influence of the Wrights, the two brothers who in 1903 made the first-ever powered, manned flight, is everywhere. There's Wright State University. There's Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. There's the Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport. And the entire area is encompassed in the National Aviation Heritage Area.
A lifelong fan of airplanes and aviation, CNET's Daniel Terdiman went to the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park as part of Road Trip 2013 to learn more about the history of the Wright brothers, and their technological achievements, which some argue are the greatest in American history.
July 9, 2013 4:00 AM PDT
Photo by: Public domain photograph by John T. Daniels
| Caption by: Daniel Terdiman
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