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Wright Flyer
Flyer
Statistics
Type Experimental/Pioneering Aircraft
Country of Origin United States
Service History and Status
Used by Wright Brothers
Status In display at the National Air and Space Museum at Washington D.C.
Production Information
Manufacturer Wright Brothers
Production History 1903-1904
Specifications
Length 6.43m
Height 2.74m
Wingspan 12.29m
Weight 274kg Empty

338kg Max-Takeoff Weight

Speed Maxium Speed: 48km/h
Crew 1
The Wright Flyer (also known as the Flyer 1 or 1903 Flyer) is the world's first sucessful powered aircraft. Designed and built by the Wright Brothers, it flew 4 times on December 17 1903, near Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk North Carolina, United States. Currently, the Flyer is preserved and exhibited at the National Air and Space Museum at Washington D.C.